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Venomous comments about the Mormons...

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August 26, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 26, 1858 

* Post Utah War - Mormons
* Misery among the settlers

Page 4 has three-quarters of a column headed: "The Breaking Up of Mormonism--Condition of Affairs in Utah" which begins: "The ignorance, misery and destitution on the part of the people, and the folly, rascality and greed on the part of the leaders of the Mormons in Utah, which have been laid open to the view of the world by the entrance of the army...surpasses anything that has ever been found within the admitted pale of civilization..." with much more.
Eight pages, nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War

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