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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
185125

NAUVOO TEMPLE Illinois Arson Fire Disaster MORMONS 1848 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392985007153

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BURRITT'S CHRISTIAN CITIZEN, Worcester, Mass., Oct. 28, 1848   * Nauvoo Temple fire disaster - Illinois * Mormons - Mormonism * Slavery in California ? * Uncommon publication Page 3 has a brief report: "The Mormon Temple In Ruins" mentioning in part: "This magnificent temple was observed to be on fire in the cupola this morning...The flames spread rapidly and the building was totally consumed...The fire is supposed to be the work of an incendiary." This is followed by: "Shall We Have Slavery in California?" Four pages, slightly irregular at the blank spine, good condition.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:43

$55.00
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
184789

BRIGHAM YOUNG & Polygamy Mormonism MORMONS Salt Lake City UTAH 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392968971410

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, October 30, 1871 * Mormons - Mormonism * Brigham Young * Polygamy The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "UTAH" "The Latter Day Reign of Terror Overthrown--at Last!" "The Clutches of the Law Closing on the Bloodstained Saints" "Brigham and Joseph Young and Orson Hyde Fugitives from Justice" "Excitement At Fever Heart" and more. Text takes up more than two full columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends November 05, 2020 07:31

$52.00
184594

JOSEPH FREEMAN JR. Becomes 1st Black Melchizedek Priest MORMONS 1978 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392955732424

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 12, 1978 * Joseph Freeman Jr. w/ photo * 1st black Melchizedek Priest * Mormons - Mormonism The bottom of the front page has a one column photo of Joseph Freeman Jr. with brief text. (see) Page 16 has a one column heading under: "Around the Nation" with: "Mormon Church Ordains First Black Since 1800's" (see) Complete with 72 pages, a little central fold wear on the front page, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Joseph Freeman, Jr. (born July 24, 1952) was the first man of black African descent to receive the Melchizedek priesthood and be ordained an elder in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) after the announcement of the 1978 Revelation on Priesthood, which allowed "... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2020 08:58

$65.00
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
184457

MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE Brigham Young & John D. Lee TRIAL 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392944338501

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 29, 1875 * Mountain Meadows Massacre * Mormons - Mormonism trial * John D. Lee - Brigham Young Page 7 has a brief article headed: "The Mountain Meadow Massacre" with subhead. See image for text. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 16, 2020 15:09

$42.00
184291

MORMONS Mormonisn Outrages in Salt Lake City Utah vs. Gentiles 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373200572869

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 8, 1870 * Mormonism - Mormons - Gentiles * Unrest in Salt Lake City, Utah The top of page 8 has one column headings: "MORMONISM" "Excitement in Salt Lake City-Mormon Outrages on Persons and Property..." (see) Text takes up just over one full column. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends October 09, 2020 15:16

$37.00
183891

ULYSSES S. GRANT State of the Union Address Annual Message 1871 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373158615349

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, December 5, 1871  * President Ulysses S. Grant  * State of the Union Address  Page 3 has one column headings: "PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE" "The United States at Peace with All the World" "Polygamy and Ku Kluxism Doomed" and more (see). Lengthy text takes up 4 full columns. and is signed in type: U.S. Grant Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 21, 2020 18:15

$34.00
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
183738

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373149047648

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 6, 1873 * Ann Eliza Young * Brigham Young divorce * Mormons - polygamy Page has an article headed: "Utah" "Mrs. Young No. 17 in the Hands of Her Lawyers...". See image for text. Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 14, 2020 11:48

$37.00
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
183616

UTAH A SOVEREIGN STATE ? Mormons Mormonism Brigham Young & Pratt 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373144202956

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 8, 1872 * Utah to be a sovereign state ? * Mormons - Mormonism - polygamy * Brigham Young - Orson Pratt The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "The Proposed Mormon State" "Brigham Young Throwing Dust Into Congressional Eyes" "The Apostle Pratt Proclaims Polygamy To Be Irrevocable" and more. (see) Text takes up almost 2 full columns. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:11

$38.00
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
182821

1st Pro BASEBALL Pennant Philadelphia Athletics & POLYGAMY Mormons1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865535890

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 31, 1871 * 1st baseball pennant race - Philadelphia Athletics Page 3 has a report of the championship game of 1871: "The Champion Athletics" "One of the Finest Games of the Season--The Chicagoes Narrowly Escape Being 'Chicagoed'--The Athletics to Fly the Whip Pennant." The report begins with some preliminary details, including the fact that White Stockings wore an array of uniforms due to the loss of all their equipment in the famous Chicago Fire: "The Chicago club, it will be remembered, lost everything but their lives in the late fire, and the appearance they made yesterday in their suits of various hues and make was ludicrous in the extreme." Note also the fine Mormon reporting ... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:32

$57.00
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
181363

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373053685204

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 16, 1874 * Bloody Benders - serial killers * John Bender arrested ? * Mormons - Salt Lake City The top of page 7 has one column headings: "BENDER IN UTAH" "The Kansas Assassin in Charge of the Mormon Police" "The Whole Family Likely To Be Captured" and more. (see) Nice reporting here. Other news of the day. Complete with all 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 15, 2020 13:32

$42.00
181312

Mormons Leader JOHN D. LEE Mountain Meadow Massacre ARRESTED 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373052328848

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, November 13, 1874 * Mormon leader John d. Lee arrested * re. Mountain Meadow Massacre Page 7 has a somewhat inconspicuous article headed: "Utah" with subhead and text that includes: "John D. Lee, now in prison at Beaver charged with being connected with the Mountain Meadow massacre in 1857..." (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 14, 2020 10:01

$38.00
180970

MORMONS Latter-Day Saints vs. Liberal Party (Utah) Gentiles 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392783839851

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 14, 1874 * Liberal Party (Utah) - Gentiles * Mormons - Latter-Day Saints * Salt Lake City politics - elections The top of page 5 has one column headings: "UTAH" "The Controversy Between the Saints and the Gentiles" "An Interminable Feud" "The Beginning Of The End" and more. (see) Text takes up 1 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 01, 2020 13:43

$33.00
180789

Mormons THE BIBLE & POLYGAMY John Philip Newman Argument Editorial1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373031719349

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 25, 1870 * Mormonism - polygamy & the Bible * John Philip Newman argument (editorial) Page 6 has a editorial with small heading: "The Bible Against Polygamy-The Rev. Dr. Newman's Argument" (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 24, 2020 13:40

$33.00
180714

JOHN D. LEE Mountain Meadows Massacre EXECUTION (Day of) Mormons 1877 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373029590544

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CLEVELAND DAILY HERALD, March 23, 1877 * John D. Lee execution (day of) * Mountain Meadows Massacre The front page has an article with a Salt Lake City dateline headed: "John D. Lee to be Shot at Mountain Meadow" "John D. Lee" "Supposed that he will be Executed at Mountain Meadow" (See) Lee would be executed on this day. Complete with 8 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends May 22, 2020 15:21

$44.00
178227

Rare SALT LAKE CITY Utah Territory Pre Statehood Deseret Mormons 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392640045351

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah (Territory), Jan. 19, 1881 * Mormons - Mormonism A notable newspaper from this Mormon community with a wide range of content both local & national. Complete in 8 pages, but it was never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet. Great condition.

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:14

$44.00
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
175730

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
174976

JOHN D. LEE Mountain Meadows Massacre EXECUTION Mormons Mormonism 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372749396706

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, March 24, 1877 * John D. Lee execution * Mountain Meadows Massacre Over a full column on page 2 is headed: "The Execution At Mountain Meadow" with fine coverage of the execution of John D. Lee--perpetrator of the infamous Mountain Meadows Massacre. Much reporting on Lee's comments before his execution including: "...My conscience is clear before God and man, and I am ready to meet my Redeemer...I have no fear of death...I am a true believer in the gospel of Jesus Christ I do not believe in everything that is now practiced and taught by Brigham Young..." with more. Then: "...Immediately after a handkerchief was placed over Lee's eyes. He raised his hands & placed them on the top of his head.... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:10

$110.00
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
174390

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Pre Douglas Debates re. SLAVERY Slaves Trade 1858 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392361844902

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 27, 1858 * Abraham Lincoln to hit national stage * Question of slavery Page 2 has a lengthy article: "The Illinois Campaign" "Mr. Douglas on the Kansas Question...". This speech was on July 16, 1858 and concerned the slavery question, which would be a prelude to the Lincoln-Douglas debates which began in August for the Illinois Senate seat, and which would do much to propel Abraham Lincoln to national prominence. This report takes nearly 2 1/2 columns, plus there is a lengthy editorial on him headed: "Mr. Senator Douglas & his Final Battle in Illinois Upon the Kansas Question". Also of interest on the ftpg: "Arrival Of The North Star" "The Slave Trade and The Right of Search" "The Frazier River ... See More  

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Ends August 30, 2019 09:33

$48.00
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
173691

BRIGHAM YOUNG Prolamation of Martial Law UTAH WAR Mormons 1857 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372693767661

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 20, 1857 * Mormons - Mormonism * Governor Brigham Young * Proclamation of martial law * Utah War delcaration Page 3 contains one of the more historic documents in Mormon history, with the report headed: "The Mormon Treason" which is primarily occupied by the: "Proclamation By The Governor" which is signed in type: Brigham Young. The article begins with a letter signed in type: Brigham Young and written to: "The Officer Command the Forces now Invading Utah Territory:..." which includes in part: "...I have issued and forwarded to you a copy of my proclamation forbidding the entrance of armed forces into the Territory. This you have disregarded. I now further direct th... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2019 07:31

$188.00
173193

Rare UTAH TERRITORY Pre State 1873 Newspaper Old West OGDEN UT w/ Advertisements


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392302411869

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OGDEN JUNCTION, Utah, March 25, 1873 * Rare Old west title * Utah territory The masthead includes prints of two trains coming together, signifying the celebration at nearby Promontory Point of the joining of the East and West Coast by railroad. This issue is from 23 years before Utah statehood. Page 2 has: "Woman Suffrage in Utah" "The Governorship of Utah" "Claggett Appointed Governor, but He Considers"". Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends June 23, 2019 14:33

$44.00
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
173052

President RUTHERFORD B. HAYES State of the Union Address 1879 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392299900608

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Dec. 1, 1879 * President Rutherford B. Hayes * State of the Union Address Two columns of the ftpg. and most of pg. 3 are taken up with the: "PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE" "The Annual Review of Governmental Affairs" "Subjects Demanding Legislation Suggested by the President" "Congress Urged to Take Additional Steps For the Suppression of Polygamy". This was the President's annual state-of-the-union address signed in type: Rutherford B. Hayes. Eight pages, bit irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:22

$37.00
172837

CONFEDERATE CAPITAL w/ Battle of Bolivar Heights WV 1861 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372667730091

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 22, 1861 * Battle of Bolivar Heights * Colonel Turner Ashby A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports are those headed: "From Mecklenburg" "The Story of a Mormon Woman--Effects of Polygamy" "An Interesting Incident" and more including a large number of advertisements. Page 2 includes: "Affairs In Kentucky" "From Norfolk" "a letter from Camp Bartow; "Local Matters" "Another Naval Engagement Near New Orleans" "Capture of a Yankee Merchantman" & more. War news carries over to page 3 with: "Affairs on the Peninsula--Designs of the Enemy" "Western Virginia" "Another Naval Engagement" "The Engagement Near Harper's Ferry" "Latest From Western ... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2019 07:21

$82.00
170434

Very Early MORMONS Emigration re. The Book of Mormon BIAS 1831 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392228762940

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Mass., June 1, 1831 * Among the earliest of reports to be had * re. "Book of Mormon" (bible) * Latter Day Saints movement The earliest Mormon report we've found in a popular newspaper title is the July 16, 1831 issue of "Niles Weekly Register" which we are currently offering for $370. This issue pre-dates that report by 1 1/2 months. An article at the bottom of page 3 is headed: "Mormon Emigration" and notes in part: "About 200 men, women and children of the deluded followers of Jo Smith's Bible speculation, have arrived on our coasts during the last week from the state of Ne York...surely a melancholy comment upon human nature to see so many people at this enlightened age...truckl... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2019 15:35

$415.00
169040

JAMES A. GARFIELD Presidential Inauguration Inaugural Address 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392188905938

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 January 06, 2019 14:45

$52.00
168661

MORMONS Mormonism Salt Lake City Utah w/ Governor Alfred Cummings 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392181313655

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 20, 1858 * Mormons - Mormonism * Alfred Cummings (governor) Page 5 has close to half a column headed: "Interesting From Utah" with subheads: "The Conferences between Gov. Cumming, the Peace Commissioners and the Mormon Chiefs--Interesting Letter from a Participant--The Efforts of Gov. Cumming--Personal Appearance of Brigham--Attitude of Leading Saints, etc." Eight pages binding slits at the blank spine, very nice condition.

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Ends December 27, 2018 07:08

$52.00
166383

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392119277953

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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. 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 memorabili... See More  

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Ends October 06, 2018 15:47

$210.00
165903

Early CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Pre 49ers Letters from the Fields 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372401164647

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., Sept. 28, 1848 * California gold rush * Early - pre-49ers Page 3 has a lengthy article: "The Gold Region of California" which is from the very early period of the Gold Rush. It is mostly taken up with two letters from the gold fields, introduced with: "It would seem from late accounts that California is afflicted with some rich gold mines. The people there have been seized with madness on the subject & are abandoning the ordinary pursuits of life for the sake of hunting gold..." with more. And the two letters have some terrific content on the early days of the Gold Rush, the 2nd of which ends with: "...This placer was discovered some time since by a M... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2018 15:11

$88.00
165832

MORMONS Mormonism Latter Day Saints Rule Salt Lake City UTAH 1883 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372396772003

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 29, 1882 * Mormons - Mormonism * Salt Lake City, Utah Page 6 has 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "MORMONS STILL RULE" "Disfranchisement of Polygamists Fails to Solve the Utah Problem" "...Gentiles Outnumbered Two to One..." and more. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 08, 2018 14:13

$39.00
165830

BRIGHAM YOUNG Salt Lake City Utah MORMONS Death WILL Many Wives 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392098419552

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MISSOURI REPUBLICAN, St. Louis, March 14, 1879 * re. Brigham Young's death Page 3 begins with: "Brigham Young's Heirs" "Threatened Scramble for the Mormon Prelate's Property" "Elaborate List of his Wives and their Sons & Daughters--His Various and Varying Regard for Them" with the text taking 1 2/3 columns. Eight pages, lightly toned, nice condition.

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Ends September 08, 2018 14:12

$64.00
164257

MORMONS Mormonism Polygamy Case Made Illegal by Law 1875 Memphis Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054969508

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Tennessee, Dec. 11, 1875 * Mormons - Mormonism * Polygamy made illegal The front page has a somewhat inconspicuous, yet historically very significant, report headed: "A Polygamist Convicted". The report datelined Salt Lake, includes: "...a strong charge to the jury to-day in the George Reynolds polygamy cases, calling for enforcement of the law of Congress as regards polygamy in this Territory before further injury is done to innocent women and children. The jury this evening brought in a verdict of guilty, with a recommendation to mercy." This is the polygamy case which ended up in the Supreme Court which resulted in the ruling that polygamy, even on religious g... See More  

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Ends June 29, 2018 15:29

$120.00
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