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Charges against Joseph Smith for "rascality" and more...
Item # 647774
July 30, 1842
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, July 30, 1842 Inside under reports from "Illinois" is: "The Mormons Again" which includes: "...a continuation of General J. C. Bennett's charges against Joseph Smith for licentiousness and rascality & charging him distinctly with having instigated & caused the attempted assassination of Gov. Boggs..." with more (see photos).
Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches and is in nice condition.
This small size newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th century. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an important source for the history of the period."
Category: Pre-Civil War