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The Great Chicago Fire... Brigham Young arrested for polygamy...
Item # 656994
October 12, 1871
NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 12, 1871
* The Great Chicago Fire disaster
* Brigham Young arrested for Polygamy
Page 5 begins with over a half column of heads on the Chicago Fire including: "CHICAGO" "Solacing the Afterpangs of the Sufferers by the Fire" "Ninety Bodies Already Found in the Ruins" "Martial Law In Chicago" "Exodus of Those Who Have Friends Elsewhere" "Sufferings On The Prairie" "The Great Heat of the Nation Responds to the Cry of Distress" and much more. The text takes half of the page. Related articles elsewhere in this issue as well.
Page 7 has a column headed: "The Doom Of Polygamy" "Humiliation of the Head of the Mormon Church" "Brigham Young Arraigned Before the United States Court--Shrewd Efforts of His Counsel-His Bail Foxed at $5,000--Condition of Brigham's Health" with the text taking over half a column.
Twelve pages, very nice condition.
Category: Post-Civil War