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197754

JOHN BROWN Harpers Ferry WV Raid Slaves Insurrection Invasion 1859 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394059598775

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 18, 1859   * Mormons in Salt Lake City, Utah * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia This issue has a wealth of content concerning the John Brown slave insurrection at Harper's Ferry, with other items as well. Articles include: "John Brown & His Wife" "An Interview With Mrs. Brown--Visit of a Lady to the Charlestown Jail". This article is fascinating initing and takes over two columns, with subheads including; "A Newspaper Correction--Capt. Brown's Religious Character--A Box for Captain Brown--Is He Insane?--His Recent Letters to Mr. Brown" Also: "Treatment of the Counsel of John Brown art Charlestown" "JOHN BROWN'S INVASION" "Another Fright at Charle... See More  

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Ends June 04, 2022 14:55

$65.00
197631

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
197364

ANN ELIZA Leaves Brigham YOUNG re. Polygamy Divorce Case MORMONS 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394032498664

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 27, 1874 * Ann Eliza Young suit * Brigham Young divorce * Mormons - polygamy Page 5 has a one column heading: "Ann Eliza Young's Divorce" (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 10 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends May 15, 2022 08:48

$42.00
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
197103

B. H. ROBERTS Mormons Mormonism U.S. Congress Seat ? POLYGAMY 1899 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374001096765

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 8, 1899 * B. H. Brigham Henry Roberts * Mormonism - Mormons leader * Seat in U.S. Congress ? (polygamy) The front page has a one column heading: "Spurned At His Home" 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 and minor wear along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends May 01, 2022 11:41

$42.00
196784

STATE OF DESERET CONSTITUTION Mormons & Great Seal of California 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393991113123

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Dec. 22, 1849  * State of Deseret Constitution * Mormons - Mormonism - Utah * Great Seal of California adopted The front page has an article which includes a very nice engraving captioned: "The Great Seal of the State of California" and a related article which begins: "The Convention yesterday adopted the above design of a Great Seal for the new state of California. The credit of its invention is mainly due to Major R. S. Garnett of the Army..." with more text. Save for a very very minor alterations this is the same seal used by California today, and their website notes its various portions: "Under the gaze of Minerva, the Roman goddess of wisdom, a miner works near the Sacramento River. A gr... See More  

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Ends April 17, 2022 12:42

$420.00
196718

WASHINGTON MONUMENT Contruction & Mormons Nauvoo Illinois PRINTS 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373979152720

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, Jan. 8, 1853 * Nauvoo, Illinois - Mormons * Washington monument A short-live newspaper which preceded the first issue of "Harper's Weekly". This is the volume 1, number 2 issue. P.T. Barnum was a "Special Partner" in this publication. The front page shows: "The Late Collision on the Mississippi--Loss of the Steamer Western World". Prints inside include a nice half page of: "Nauvoo, from the Mississippi, Looking Down the River" with a related article: "The City of Nauvoo" which was the city of refuge for the Mormons on their trek to the West. Also: "The Old Brewery, New York" "Destruction of the American Steam Ship 'City of Pittsburgh' by Fire in the Harbor of Valparaiso, Chili". Perhap... See More  

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Ends April 16, 2022 07:52

$86.00
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
196256

MORMONS Mormonism En Route for New Settlement in California 1846 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393952539572

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WEEKLY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 26, 1846  * New home of the Mormons ? - settling The entire front page is train up with editorial commentary on: "The President's Message", meaning his state-of-the-union address of 1846. Page 2 has much reporting on events in Congress with subheads including: "Admission of the State of Iowa" "Santa Anna" "President's Annual Message" and more. Page 3 has: "Later From the Army--Anticipated Movements of Gen. Taylor--Loss of the Steamer Sea--Further from Gen. Wood--Reported Capture of a Wagon Train, etc." with lengthy reporting. The back page is almost entirely taken up with various documents relating to the possession of California by the U.S., to be defined in the... See More  

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Ends March 22, 2022 08:40

$62.00
195685

MORMONS Mormonism Brigham Young to Move to Hawaii Settlement ? 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393890179759

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND DAILY WHIG, Virginia, June 5, 1871 * Mormons - Mormonism * Brigham Young to Hawaii ? Page 2 has an article: "The Mormons and the Sandwich Islands" which begins: "Brigham Young finds himself so hemmed in by Gentiles and Gentile influences, and subjected to so many trials and tribulations in consequence of the influx into his dominions of so many antagonistic elements, that it is said he contemplates removing his people to the Sandwich Islands...". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 21, 2022 12:17

$51.00
194845

PESHTIGO FIRE Wisconsin Forest Disaster PRINT & Victoria Woodhull 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373819778808

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 25, 1871 * Peshtigo fire disaster * Wisconsin forest * Victoria Woodhull The significant print is the very dramatic double page centerfold captioned: "Forest Fires In The West--The Burning of Peshtigo", Wisconsin. This fire, which occurred on the same day as the more famous Chicago Fire & consequently received much less press attention, was actually much more of a disaster, as Peshtigo suffered over 1500 deaths compare to 300 in the Chicago Fire. It is an interesting curiosity of history that the Peshtigo Fire has been largely forgotten despite causing the loss of 5 times the loss in Chicago. Great full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon showing Boss Tweed. Two other fullpg. Nast... See More  

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Ends January 08, 2022 13:18

$88.00
194572

STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS James Buchanan & Mormons Mormonism 1859 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393744163129

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 28, 1859 * President James Buchanan * State of the Union Address Page 3 has most of a column headed: "From The Mormon Country" datelined at "Great Salt Lake City" which provides a rather included update on the events in Utah in recent months. Also on page 3: "The Purchase of Mount Vernon" by the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association, with the details.  Over an entire page, spread on very pages 7 & 8, are taken up with the: "President's Message" being the annual state-of-the-union address, signed in type: James Buchanan. In it he reviews the work and events of the country in 1859. Relating to this is a lengthy editorial on it headed: "The President's Message".  Twelve pages, a bit irregular at the ... See More  

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Ends December 29, 2021 08:39

$58.00
194180

Historic MORMON CHURCH Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints CREATION 1831 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373781435831

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 16, 1831 * Formation of the Mormon Church * Historic issue Page 17 has a fine and very early account of the formation of the Mormon church, headed: "Mormonism". The bias against the Mormons is revealed in the report, which includes: "...certain knaves, pretending to have some holy writings hidden under a stone in Ontario county...started a new religion! The leaders make bold pretensions and assert a gift to work miracles ....Their great prophet Jo, has selected a part of Geanuga Co., Ohio, and pronounced it to be the promised land....The chiefs of those people... exempt themselves from labor...probably, the grand object for which they have established this religion." ... See More  

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Ends December 05, 2021 09:16

$390.00
193212

Rare NORWALK Huron County OHIO w/ Mormons Mormonism 1857 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373728534169

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NORWALK EXPERIMENT, Ohio, May 5, 1857 * Uncommon publication Page 2 has: "Affairs in Utah" taking one-third of a column, detailing the 6 (quite biased) reasons why one of the justices of the Utah Territory supreme court has resigned. A few include in part: "...Brigham Young, the governor...is the acknowledged head of the 'Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints', commonly called 'Mormons', and as such head the Mormons look to him, and to him alone, for the law...", and also that: "...there is a secret oath-bound organization among...the church...to acknowledge no law save the law of the 'holy priesthood' which comes to the people through Brigham Young, direct from God...prophetic successor of Joseph Smith, who was... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2021 15:11

$59.00
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
192511

(2) JOHN D. LEE Mountain Meadows Massacre EXECUTION Mormons 1877 Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373688066933

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, a pair of issues dated March 23 and 24, 1877  * John D. Lee execution * Mountain Meadows Massacre The March 23 issue has a small, inconspicuous item near the bottom of the front page: "John D. Lee, the Mormons who is to be executed to-day for the murder of emigrants at Mountain Meadows in 1857, has made a full confession, acknowledging his guilt." The March 24 issue has near the top of the front page an item head:: "John D. Lee Shot for the Mountain Meadow Massacre" with the text including in part: "...was shot at the scene of the Mountain Meadow massacre...Before being executed he made a speech denouncing Brigham Young, declaring himself a scapegoat for the sins of others...he sta... See More  

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Ends September 17, 2021 15:08

$83.00
192279

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH 49ers Mining Miners & MORMONS Mormonism SLC 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373678457552

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 3, 1849  * California gold rush - 49ers * Mormons at Salt Lake City Page 3 begins with a nearly half column article headed; "Sixteen Days Later From California" which begins: "The news from the mines is of a quite glowing character: the yield of gold was steady & though there was, as a matter of course, much disappointment among individuals, the general result was highly satisfactory..." with more on what is happening at the gold fields. Page 2 also has: "The city of the Mormons, and its vicinity near Salt Lake, have 20,000 inhabitants...surrounded on three sides by tall ranges of mountains...The city is laid off in half-mile squares, without timber...". Four pag... See More  

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Ends September 10, 2021 07:53

$57.00
191847

Rare 1837 ABRAHAM LINCOLN Very Early Mention & MORMONS Joe Smith 1837 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393467613374

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 12, 1837  * Very early mention of Abraham Lincoln * Early Mormon & Joseph Smith mention An inside page has a report headed "Illinois" being an account of activities in the state legislature, with an inconspicuous--yet very significant--listing of "Lincoln" in the "negative" column of those who voted on a specific resolution (see). This is a very early mention of Abraham Lincoln from when he was just 28 years old and very far from the national celebrity he would become in another 20+ years. This is one of the very earliest mentions of him in a newspaper we have yet been able to discover. A significant addition to any collection of Abraham Lincoln memorabilia. Also of interest is ... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2021 08:09

$210.00
191653

CHURCH OF ZION Godbeites MORMONS Mormonism SLC Latter-day Saints 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373654519262

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 7, 1870  * Mormons - Mormonism * Church of Zion - Godbeites * Latter-day Saints Page 11 has first column heads: "MORMONISM" "Progress Of the 'New Church of Zion' " "Some Divine and Human Revelations--Text of the Church Constitution--A Lengthy if not Over-Comprehensive Document". The report is datelined from Salt Lake City and takes nearly one-third of the page. A terrific report, with one of the subheads: "Constitution Of The Church of Zion" which takes half a column. Following this is: "Operations of the Mormons on Long Island--Their Creed and Opinions--The Salute in Williamsburg". Complete in 12 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 19, 2021 11:50

$127.00
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
188232

BRIGHAM YOUNG Interview by Horace Greeley MORMONS Salt Lake City 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393153213994

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 20, 1859  * Horace Greeley interrogates Brigham young * Mormons - Mormonism - Salt Lake City, Utah * Subjects of polygamy - slavery - his multiple wives During this time famed Tribune publisher Horace Greeley took a trip to the West and wrote a series of articles on his adventures. Of his many published articles this may be the best and most desired. Taking a full column on page 5 and more than a column on page 6 is: "An Overland Journey - Two Hours With Brigham Young" which is datelined at Salt Lake City, Utah, July 13, 1859. This is a wonderful interview printed here verbatim. And Greeley being this newspaper's publisher this interview will not be found in other newspapers. Complete in... See More  

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Ends March 24, 2021 09:02

$186.00
187997

MORMONISM & POLYGAMY Orson Pratt-Newman Debate re. Bible Sanction 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373462331587

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 20, 1870 * Mormonism - polygamy ? - Mormons * Orson Pratt-John Philip Newman debate The top of page has one column headings: "MORMONISM" "The Debate on the Question of Polygamy" and more. (see) Text takes up two columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, toning at the folds, some small margin tears, generally good, should be handled with care.

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:28

$34.00
187936

BRIGHAM YOUNG Mormons Polygamy Trial - Chicago Fire - Lowry War 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130546539

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 20, 1871  * Great Chicago Fire disaster * Brigham Young polygamy trial * Lowry War - North Carolina Page 4 begins with a stack of heads concerning the Great Chicago Fire: "CHICAGO" "Graphic Description of the Destruction of the City That Was" "The Loss $475,000,000 and Two Hundred Lives" "The Red March of the Flames" "Mad People in a Hell of Fire" "Thieves & Murderers" "The Reign of Terror After the Ruin". Page 8 begins with heads: "THE LAWLESS LOWREYS" "Exploits of the Most Extraordinary Gang of Outlaws Known to Crime" "Robeson County, North Carolina, in Anarchy" and more. The Lowry War is a notable event in North Carolina history. Led by Henry Berry Lowry, whose father and brother were murder... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:54

$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
186589

BRIGHAM YOUNG Mormons & Winslow Homer PRINTS 1859 Harper's Weekly Newwspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393064885941

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 3, 1859 * Brigham Young - Mormons * Winslow Homer - West Point Nice front page article and illustration: "Interview Between Brigham Young and Hon. Horace Greeley at Salt Lake City". Inside has two gambling-themed illustrations; a very nice full page Winslow Homer print: "A Cadet Hop At West Point". Also a half page illustration: "The New Orleans Charity Hospital" along with two smaller illustrations: "The Amphtheatre" and "The Ward".   This issue also contains a serialized portion of "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens. Complete in 16 pages, in good condition, and contains additional prints and related text.

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Ends January 21, 2021 12:08

$138.00
186426

Tyrant BRIGHAM YOUNG Utah Terrirory Mormons Mormonism is LEADER 1857 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373386997940

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 14, 1857  * Mormons - Mormonism * Governor Brigham Young Page 3 has a report headed: "Affairs In Utah Territory" which includes in part: "...Brigham Young, the Governor of Utah Territory, is the acknowledged head of he 'Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints', commonly called 'Mormons', and as such head, the Mormons look to him, and to him alone, for the law by which they are to be governed; therefore, no law of Congress is by them considered binding in any manner..." with much more. This article takes three-quarters of a column. Four pages, minor binding indents at the blank spine, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends January 11, 2021 08:06

$67.00
186249

MORMONS Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints LAMONI Iowa 1889 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373377005362

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAINTS' HERALD, Lamoni, Iowa, Feb. 2, 1889  * Rare Mormonism magazine  A quite rare Mormon publication which calls itself the: "Official Weekly Publication of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints". Among the articles are: "Methodist Criticisms" "Latter Day Saints" "W. W. Blair's Explanation" "Dancing" & much more. Sixteen pages, 9 1/2 by 12 1/2 inches, subscription label in the masthead, some foxing at the margins, good condition.

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Ends January 03, 2021 08:02

$66.00
186167

B. H. ROBERTS Church of Latter Day Saints MORMON Leader Death 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393037816449

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 28, 1933 * B. H. Brigham H. Roberts death (1st report) * The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints * Studies of the Book of Mormon * Mormons leader - polygamy Page 21 has a one column heading: "BRIGHAM H. ROBERTS, MORMON LEADER, DIES" with subhead. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & inst... See More  

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Ends December 30, 2020 15:26

$42.00
185731

ANN ELIZA Leaves Brigham YOUNG re. Polygamy Files Divorce MORMONS 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393012894294

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 17, 1873 * Ann Eliza Young * Brigham Young divorce * Mormons - polygamy The front page has an article with small heading: "Brigham Young To Be Sued Fr Divorce". See image for text. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends December 11, 2020 14:46

$47.00
185170

Rare LAWRENCE KS Douglas County Kansas Civil War Era w/ MORMONS 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373286613894

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, Jan. 1, 1863  * Rare Western title * Mormons - Mormonism The front page has: "Momonism & Double Love" which is a report of a man conflicted by being in love with two woman, who then encounters a Mormon emigrant who converts the 3 of them and thus resolves the problem. Four pages, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends November 20, 2020 14:07

$49.00
185020

Tyrant BRIGHAM YOUNG Utah Terrirory Law Mormons Mormonism LAW 1857 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392978317411

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 1, 1857  * Mormons - Mormonism * Governor Brigham Young * Utah Terrirtory law The top of page 3 has a report headed: "From Utah" which tells of the rule of law in the Utah Territory. A portion notes: "...It seems to be a settled fact that the laws of Congress cannot be carried out or put in force in this Territory; the only law known, or obeyed in the law of the church, and that is the will of Brigham Young, who most clearly is the most brutal tyrant now on earth...". Four pages, minor binding indents at the blank spine, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends November 13, 2020 14:07

$77.00
184544

TAOS REVOLT New Mexico Mexican-American War & MORMONS California 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373226085340

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 19, 1847  * Taos Revolt - New Mexico * Mexican-American War * Mormons emigrating to California Page 3 has over 1 1/2 columns taken up with a wealth of detailed reporting on what is known as the Taos Revolt, an insurrection against the Americans for their occupation of Northern New Mexico. The governor, among others, was murdered. Also: "The March of the Mormon Battalion" which reports on the Mormons on their way to California. It begins: "We are now about 350 miles from Santa Fe, on our way to California...We find water scarce, and prospects still worse ahead..." with much more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 21, 2020 10:03

$59.00
184543

ALFRED CUMMING Appointed Governor Brigham Young MORMONS Utah War 1857 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392952346070

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 25, 1857  * Utah War - Expedition - Campaign * Alfred Cumming and Brigham Young Page 3 has a report headed: "Utah" which mentions in part: "...announcing that Col. Cumming...has been appointed Governor of Utah...difficulties to be encountered in Utah are more numerous & complicated...Among them may be incidentally mentioned that  Brigham Young claims a title to all the lands in the Territory, and has never recognized the United States surveys..." with more. Four pages, nice condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends October 21, 2020 10:02

$56.00
183842

MORMONS Mormonism & Gentiles Salt Lake City Utah Brigham Young 1857 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373154646065

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 8, 1857 Page 3 has Mormon content headed: "Additional From Utah" which notes in part: "...in company with a large number of 'Gentiles' who found the Mormon country had become too hot to hold them any longer..." with some items on the travels of Brigham Young (see). Four pages, nice condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends September 19, 2020 15:06

$47.00
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
183744

MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE Utah Mormons & Pike's Peak Gold PRINTS 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373149049601

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 13, 1859 * Mormons - Mormonism * Mountain Meadows Massacre * Pike's Peak gold rush A nice front page illustration 'The Scene of the Mountain Meadows Massacre, Utah Territory' with article as well. Nice full page with 3 illustrations of: 'The Pike's Peak Gold Mines'. A full page illustration of "The 'Battle of Magenta' at Jones's Wood, New York". A full page illustration is comprised of two half-page illustrations "The White Mountains - The Ride" and "The White Mountains - All Aboard!". This issue also contains a serialized portion of "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens. Complete in 16 pages, re-glued at the spine, never-trimmed margins, a few discrete archival mends inside, go... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2020 11:52

$120.00
183705

MORMONS Mormonism Attacked by Indians Salt Lake City Settlements 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373146615332

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY OHIO STATESMAN, Columbus, Oct. 13, 1853 * Mormons attacked by Native Americans Page 2 has: "The Mormons in Trouble" which includes in part: "...The Indians are actually harassing the Mormons at a sad rate..." with various details, and ending with: "paradisaical...Life at Salt lake will not be, for a time at least, the paradisaical affair it was wont to be." Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 12, 2020 15:14

$48.00
183493

Rare & Early MORMONS Church of Latter-Day Saints 1880 Miniature Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373137207707

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LATTER DAY SAINTS' MILLENNIAL STAR, Liverpool, England, Aug. 30, 1880 * One of the oldest Mormon periodicals This periodical, typically shorted to "Millennial Star", was the longest continuously published periodical of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, being printed from 1840 until 1970. During its 130-year history the Millennial Star varied from being monthly, semi-monthly and even weekly, and was primarily aimed at British Latter-day Saints. Many of the British Mormons took part in the westward migration of the Mormon community in America. Logically, the content is almost entirely focused on the Mormon church. There are no advertisements. Here is a nice issue of this periodical, never bound nor tr... See More  

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Ends September 04, 2020 09:53

$35.00
183154

POLYGAMY Mormons Mormonsim & John Wilkes Booth's HORSE 1881 Findlay OH Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392879721471

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FINDLAY DAILY JEFFERSONIAN, Ohio, Jan. 14, 1881 * Polygamy & the Mormons * John Wilkes Booth's horse Page 2 has two interesting, brief items: "It is asserted that the horse which John Wilkes Booth rode to the place of his capture after President Lincoln's assassination, belongs to an Abington, Mass. man & is a good traveler, though 23 yrs old." Also: "The shutting out of Congress of the Polygamist Cannon is really the most severe blow that has yet been dealt to Mormonism..." with more on this, ending with: "...and the big gun of polygamy must retire." Four pages, archival mend at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:34

$46.00
182984

Very Early ULYSSES S. GRANT West Point Military Academy Entree 1839 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373115007674

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, July 20, 1839 * Very early Ulysses S. Grant * West Point cadet admission A fascinating and extremely early mention of Ulysses S. Grant, as the front page contains a "...list of cadets admitted into the institution in June last:..." and what follows is those admitted from each of the states amongst which is: "Ohio--Robert Hazlett, Ulysses S. Grant, Wm. F. Raynolds...". He would graduate from West Point in 1843, ranking 21st in a class of 39. At the academy, he established a reputation as a fearless and expert horseman. Great to have such an early mention of Grant long before he would become a household name in American history, and also great to have on the front page. T... See More  

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Ends August 14, 2020 07:40

$98.00
182699

Brigham's Son JOHN WILLARD YOUNG Arrested for Bigamy Mormons 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392863978103

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FINDLAY DAILY JEFFERSONIAN, Ohio, Feb. 16, 1881 * John Willard Young arrested for bigamy The ftpg. has an article headed: "For Bigamy" "Brigham's Son Arrested at the Instance of His Philadelphia Wife", the report noting in part: "...will be remembered...John W. Young, son of Brigham, married a Phil. lady...under promise of never practicing polygamy...violated his promises..." with more. Four pages, damp staining some margin tears, a small ad clipped from the back leaf.

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Ends August 06, 2020 07:57

$28.00
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
177000

NAUVOO ILLINOIS Mormons Mormonism Latter-Day Saints Town PRINT 1854 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392549075202

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, July 22, 1854 * Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois view * The Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints * Mormons - Mormonism The ftpg. shows: "Panorama, or Mount of Pleasure, in Japan". Inside has a great half page print captioned: "Nauvoo, From the Mississippi, Looking Down the River." with a related article headed: "Nauvoo City", which begins: "This is the site of the celebrated Mormon city founded by Joe Smith & his followers in 1840..." with more. Rare to find a period print of this Mormon city. This issue also has a nearly half pg. print: "Little Crow Village, on the Mississippi", & prints of "View of Jeddo, the Capital City of Japan... See More  

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Ends December 22, 2019 15:06

$84.00
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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
175378

GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Disaster & Brigham Young Arrested for POLYGAMY 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392434880440

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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 C... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2019 15:26

$67.00
174977

BRIGHAM YOUNG Mormons Mormoism Leader DEATH & Sitting Bull 1877 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392399899928

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Aug. 30, 1877 * Brigham Young death (1st report) * Mormons - Mormonism * Chief Sitting Bull The front page has a report headed: "The Death Of Brigham Young" which begins: "Brigham Young was attacked with cholera morbus on Thursday night...continued swelling until respiration was stopped. He was conscious, but only briefly answered questions during the lat forty-eight hours..." and more. Beneath it is a small item: "Sitting Bull" noting: "...estimates Sitting Bull's strength at 1000 Sioux..." with more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:11

$65.00
174811

MORMONS PRISONERS Troubles In MISSOURI War 1839 Baltimore Maryland MD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372740420181

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 2, 1839 * Missouri Mormon Troubles Inside has an article headed: "The Mormon Affair" which includes: "...the senate passed on the 3rd upon the joint resolutions of the Mo. Legislature, 'The first resolution'...declares that it is inexpedient at this time to prosecute the investigation into the cause of the Mormon disturbances and the conduct of the military in suppressing them. The second, that none of the documents or evidence accompanying the governor's message ought to be published with the sanction of the legislature. The third, that a committee should be appointed to consist of members of both branches, to be vested with power to investigate the whole matter and rep... See More  

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Ends September 16, 2019 14:59

$50.00
174748

BEST President JAMES BUCHANAN Annual State of the Union Address 1857 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372739412420

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 9, 1857 * President James Buchanan * State of the Union Address * Best title to be had - rare a such A portion of the front page and most of page 2 are taken up with: "The President's Message" which was the annual state-of-the-union address of the President to the nation, signed in type at its conclusion: James Buchanan. Within the very lengthy address Buchanan address the major issues of the year both domestic & international. Not the least of the concerns is the situation in Kansas. One bit notes: "...Should she be admitted into the Union with a constitution either maintaining or abolishing slavery, against the sentiment of the people, this could have no other e... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 07:41

$245.00
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
173095

CATHERINE O'LEARY Chicago Fire COW Kicked Latern Investigation1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392301254654

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 29, 1871 * Catherine O'Leary's cow legend * Chicago fire started from her barn Page 3 has a very interesting article headed: "Mrs. O'Leary's Cow" "Attempt to Get at the Truth as to the Origin of the Chicago Fire--Statement of Neighbors". Keep in mind that this was just 7 weeks after the fire, and it is rare to find contemporary accounts giving some credence to the report that Mrs. O'Leary's cow started the fire by kicking over a lantern. This report is an investigation by the Chicago Board of Police & Fire Commissioners, with several interviews including Patrick O'Leary, noting in part: "...Patrick O'Leary, husband of Catherine O'Leary, whose wife owned the kicking cow, said he was in bed & didn't k... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2019 15:02

$75.00
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