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Rare FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Excursion Promontory Point 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394049937774

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TRANS-CONTINENTAL, Promontory Point, Utah, June 27, 1870  * First Transcontinental Railroad "Overland Route" * Very first excursion published newspaper (#8) This is a very fascinating newspaper, borne in the ingenious mind of a publisher who decided to take a small printing press on board the first transcontinental railroad excursion and publish 6 issues westbound and 6 issues eastbound.  Printed on a Gordon press in the baggage car, it is considered the very first newspaper composed, printed, & published on a train. This is issue number 8, published at Promontory Point, the first issue printed on the train's return trip to the East. Each issue recorded the process of the journey with the sights and events along the w... See More  

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Ends May 28, 2022 10:07

$377.00
197172

JAMES A. GARFIELD Presidential Inauguration Inaugural Address 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394019707232

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah (Territory), March 9, 1881  * James A. Garfield inauguration * Inaugural address - uncommon title Page 8 has: "The Inauguration" with some details of it, followed by: "Garfield's Inaugural Address" which carries over to take more than half of page 9.  Tragically, he would be assassinated less than 4 months later. Complete in 16 pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, some dirtiness at the margins, very nice condition.

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Ends May 06, 2022 12:16

$52.00
196377

Best 1890 MORMONS Wilford Woodruff MANIFESTO Polygamy End ? 1890 SLC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393965194897

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DESERET SEMI-WEEKLY NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, Sept. 26, 1890 * 1890 Manifesto - Mormonism & polygamy * Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints * Best publication to be had ? - very rare This newspaper contains one of the more noteworthy events in Mormon history, that being the printing of the "1890 Manifesto", a statement which officially ceased the practice of plural marriage in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Signed by church president Wilford Woodruff in September, 1890, the Manifesto was a dramatic turning point in the history of the Mormons. The Manifesto prohibited church members from entering into any marriage prohibited by the law of the land, but did not require the dissolution of exis... See More  

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Ends March 28, 2022 11:08

$940.00
193762

1900 SCOFIELD UTAH Pleasant Valley Coal Mine Winter Quarters EXPLOSION Disaster


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373756398152

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 2, 1900 * Scofield, Carbon County, Utah mining disaster * Pleasant Valley Coal Company mine explosion The top of the front page has a one column heading: "APPALLING DISASTER" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 8 pages, 19 x 14 1/2 inches, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes, generally very nice.

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Ends November 14, 2021 13:03

$42.00
192884

BLOODY BENDERS Kansas Serial Killers JOHN Arrested by Mormons ? 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373707722512

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 10, 1874 * Bloody Benders - serial killers * John Bender arrested ? * Mormons - Salt Lake City The top of page 7 has one column headings: "THE BLOODTHIRSTY BENDERS" "Probable Arrest of the Kansas Murderers in Utah" "The Fugitive Family Hid in the Mountains" and more. (see) Nice reporting here. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 03, 2021 10:52

$48.00
192633

MORMONS Mormonism & Polygamy w/ Gov. Stephen Allison Mann Message 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373695854259

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 5, 1872  * Mormons - Mormonism & polygamy * Acting Governor Stephen Allison Mann Page 7 has: "Utah Territory" "Acting Governor's Message - Lawyers Snubbed in Utah - Polygamy". The full text of the article is seen in the photos. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 24, 2021 11:17

$57.00
188887

STATE OF DESERET Mormons Mormonism Latter-Day Saints - SLC Utah 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373510211576

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, April 11, 1872  * State of Deseret - Mormons - Mormonism * The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints The front page has a report from Salt Lake City on: "The Mormon Conference" with subheads: "12,000 Men in the Tabernacle--Mormonism and Enigma to the World--Brigham Young Comfortable in Health--Foreign Missionary Efforts of the Saints". Page 4 has: "The State of Deseret" which is an editorial concerning the newly created Constitution for the proposed state of Deseret (now Utah). The editorial is quite critical of the Mormons. Page 5 has: "Colored Men's National Convention" at New Orleans, with a few detail. The photo shows the brief article. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 23, 2021 07:21

$76.00
186729

Rare FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Excursion San Francisco (#7) 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393073782442

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TRANS-CONTINENTAL, San Francisco, California, June 25, 1870  * First Transcontinental Railroad "Overland Route" * Very first excursion published newspaper (#7) This is a very fascinating newspaper, borne in the ingenious mind of a publisher who decided to take a small printing press on board the first transcontinental railroad excursion and publish 6 issues westbound and 6 issues eastbound.  Printed on a Gordon press in the baggage car, it is considered the very first newspaper composed, printed, & published on a train. This is issue number 7, published at San Francisco after reaching its western terminus & before returning to the East. Each issue recorded the process of the journey with the sights and events along th... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2021 15:08

$385.00
183771

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Salt Lake City Cornerstone Mormons 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373152437070

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, November 23, 1871 * First United Methodist Church * Salt Lake City, Utah - Mormons * Laying the cornerstone w/ ceremony Page 7 has one column headings: "Mormon Territory" "Laying the Corner Stone of a New Methodist Episcopal Church" See image for brief text here. Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 17, 2020 15:03

$38.00
182690

BRIGHAM YOUNG Mormons Utah LDS Church Leader Polygamy Trial 1871 SLC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373105947648

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SALT LAKE DAILY TRIBUNE & UTAH MINING GAZETTE, U.T. (Utah Territory), Oct. 13, 1871 * Brigham Young - Mormons leader * Polygamy - adultery trial Page 2 has a notable article: "Polygamy On Trial" "Territory of Utah...The People of the U.S. in the Territory of Utah vs. Brigham Young, Sr..." "Opinion of Chief Justice McKean". This report takes over a full column. Four pages, nice condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends August 06, 2020 07:50

$87.00
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President JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination Death 1881 Salt Lake City UT Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372797129776

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DESERT NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, Sept. 21, 1881 * President James A. Garfield * Assassination death (1st report) * 19th century era original From 15 years before Utah statehood. Page 8 has all columns black-bordered due to the: "Death Of President Garfield" (see), being an early report without many details. The front page has: "Willful Murder" "Attempt to Shoot" "The Park Shooting" & other news items. Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, very nice condition.

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Ends November 07, 2019 07:38

$58.00
174226

UTAH STATEHOOD Joins the Union Outlaws Polygamy Grover Cleveland 1896 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352602132

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, January 4, 1896 * Utah statehood - joins the Union * President Grover Cleveland proclamation * Abandons polygamy The front page of section two has a report of Utah joining the Union with column heads: "UTAH NOW A STATE" "President Signed the Proclamation of Admission Today", it becoming the 45th state in the Union. Mention is made that: "...the constitutional convention, which met in March last, conformed, in its draft of the fundamental law, to the requirement of the act of Congress providing that there shall be absolute religious toleration and prohibition of polygamy...", the latter issue being a stumbling block to statehood previously. Complete in 16 pages, various archival mends at t... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:26

$98.00
168403

VICTORIA WOODHULL'S SISTER Opposition to the Free Love Doctrine 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372502177815

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TIMES, March 8, 1872 * Victoria Woodhull sister * Free Love opposition The back page has: "Opposition to Free Love--Lecture by Mrs. Brooker" which begins: "Mrs. Utie Brooker, the sister of Victoria Woodhull, lectured last night at the Cooper Institute, in opposition to the doctrine of free love as advocated by her sister...". Also inside: "Sumner's Charges" "Utah" "A Maniac Loose" and much more. Eight pages, a library repair at the spine of the back leaf, some minor margin tears.

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Ends December 14, 2018 15:40

$47.00
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Rare AUBURN Placer County CALIFORNIA Old West Gold Mining Town 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391987657651

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PLACER HERALD, Auburn, Placer County, California, October 24, 1885 * Rare Old West title Placer mining in the Auburn area was very good, with the camp first becoming known as the North Fork Dry Diggings, later changed to Woods Dry Diggings. The area soon developed into a mining camp, and it was officially named Auburn in 1849. In 1851 Auburn was chosen as the seat of Placer County. Gold mining operations moved up the ravine to the site of present-day Auburn. In 1865, the Central Pacific Railroad, the western leg of the First Transcontinental Railroad, reached Auburn, as it was being built east from Sacramento toward Ogden, Utah. Various local & national news plus a wealth of ads. Wight... See More  

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Ends March 25, 2018 16:37

$40.00
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Great Detailed Old West TRAIN ROBBERY Texas Outlaws1889 Salt Lake City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391443056886

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, December 21, 1889 * Old West train robbery The front page has: "Texas Train Robbery" with the detail, including: "...was approached by four men who drew pistols and ordered him to throw up his hands..." with more (see photos). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, light dirtiness & foxing to the top half of the front page only.

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Ends May 26, 2016 15:08

$29.00
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