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Brigham Young arrested for polygamy...



Item # 656996

October 3, 1871

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 3, 1871

* Brigham Young - Mormons leader
* Arrested for polygamy - adultery (1st report)


The top of a page 9 column is headed: "The Knell Of Polygamy" "Arrest of Brigham Young" "Offenses Under the Territorial Laws' "Mormon Officials Taught a Severe Lesson". The article takes over half a column & includes in part: "...Brigham Young was arrested to-day by United States Marshal Patrick on an indictment found by the Grand Jury...for lewd and lascivious cohabitation with 16 different women..." and much more.
Sixteen pages, a bit irregular at the spine, good condition.

 

Category: Post-Civil War

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