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Much detail on thke Chicago Fire... Brigham Young indicted for polygamy...



Item # 654864

October 11, 1871

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 11, 1871  The entirety of page 5 is taken up with reports concerning the Great Chicago Fire with headings that include: "CHICAGO" "The Frightful Conflagration Quenched at Last" "Graphic Accounts of the Origin & Expansion of the Fire..." "Inhuman Incendiaries Caught" "Relentless Speed of the Fire..." "Miles of Wooden Pavement Burning--A Literal Sea of Flames" "Prominent Citizens Killed" and much more.
A great wealth of detailed reporting, carrying over to page 9 as well.
The top of a page 9 column has: "THE MORMONS" "Brigham Young in Bonds-His Arraignment Before the U.S. Court--His Defenses..." on charges that: "...he lasciviously cohabited with sixteen different women...".
Complete in 16 pages, light toning at the folds, generally in very nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War

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