Mormon Issues

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Mormon Issues

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172150

Buffalo hunt...

Item #172150

May 01, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 1, 1858  The front page features "Hon. Galusha A.Grow, of Pennsylvania" also features a large illustration of him. A half page "Accident to the Bridge Over the St. John's River, New Brunswick, on 24th March Last". "The New English Traction Engine" is a half page illustration with accompanying article. "Marshal Pelissier... See More  

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172154

Terrific, early, centerfold print of Salt Lake City...

Item #172154

May 15, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 15, 1858  Certainly the prime content is half of the doublepage centerfold, being a great print of a: "General View of Salt Lake City, Utah Territory" which is an overview of the city. Above it are 6 smaller illustrations of the vicinity including: "A Mormon Harem" "Tithing Office, Salt Lake City" "Devil's Gate" an... See More  

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172156

Early Winslow Homer print...

Item #172156

May 22, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 22, 1858  The front page shows: "Hon. William H. English, of  Indiana". A full page: "Coming Thru the Rye". Half page shows a train "Accident on the New York Central Railroad near Utica". "The Island of Perim, Red Sea" Full page. Winslow Homer print: "The Boston Common". "Cod-Fishing on the Newfound... See More  

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172158

The Mormon War...

Item #172158

May 29, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 29, 1858  The front page shows: 'Hon. William M Gwin, of California'. 'Travel notes in Bible Lands' features 'Plain and Ruins of Sardis'. 'The Great Bell Crevasse' just above New Orleans shows 3 scenes. Nice full page illustrations of  'Battle of the Waxhaws, May 29, 1780' and 'The Storming of Ft. George, May ... See More  

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172164

Bunker Hill... End of the Mormon War...

Item #172164

June 19, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 19, 1858  A nice front page illustration of: 'Lieutenant-General Winfield Scott' with a biography of him. A text article: "The End of the Mormon War". Two full page illustrations entitled 'Fashionable Promenades of Europe - Rotten Row, Hyde Park, London' and 'Longchamps, Champs Elysees, Paris'. "Monument to Col. Wm. Wa... See More  

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571271

Early print of the Utah Territory...

Item #571271

July 10, 1858

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 10, 1858 



* Fort Bridger - Wyoming 

* President James Monroe
 



The front page shows: "James Monroe" with a biography of him. He had been recently re-interred in Richmond, Virginia. But the prime print in this issue would be the nice double page centerfold: "Fort Bridger, Utah Territory", which is one of the ear... See More  

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652496

Governor of Utah meets with the Mormons...

Item #652496

July 20, 1858

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 Sai... See More  

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172174

Dr. John W. Francis...

Item #172174

July 24, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 24, 1858  The front page article is "Dr. John W. Francis" with an accompanying illustration of the same. "The Horse In City and Country" features two illustrations. "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" features a halfpage illustration. "Old Church of St. John, at Pergamos". Two pages on 'Nicholas Longworth of Cincinnati,... See More  

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652686

Prelude to the Lincoln-Douglas debates...

Item #652686

July 27, 1858

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 sea... See More  

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565870

Mormon related report...

Item #565870

August 13, 1858

THE NEW-YORK TIMES, New York, NY, August 13, 1858



The ftpg. of this issue has headings: "One Week Later From Utah", "Mormon Life And Manners", "Polygamy--Tyranny of Brigham Young--Federal Officers in the Territory--The Return of the Refugees" and "Late News from the Army of Utah".



Other reports include: "Arrival of the Star of the West" and &... See More  

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595264

Brigham Young a prisoner in his own house...

Item #595264

August 28, 1858

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 28, 1858  Page 3 has: "Mormondom" which reports on a letter from Great Salt Lake City noting: "...There is...considerable stagnation of Mormon intellect. Brigham is literally a prisoner in his own house..." and more on attempts to visit with him (see).

Four pages, great condition.

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172186

The Mormon town at Salt Lake City... Winslow Homer prints...

Item #172186

September 04, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 4, 1858 The prime content would be the two full page Winslow Homer prints, captioned: "The Bathe At Newport" and "Picnicking In the Woods", along with the great two-thirds page illustration of: "Salt Lake City - Brigham Young's Harem and the Deseret Store", being a very early graphic on the Mormons. There is a related article o... See More  

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172190

Salt Lake City and the Mormons...

Item #172190

September 18, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 18, 1858  The  front page features an illus. of:  "Jacob Little, Esq." with a related article. Other prints within include: "Fifth Avenue In The Country" showing city people on a farm; "The Dancing & Gambling Salon at Baden", Germany; "A Gambling Table at Baden" "The Tabernacle at Salt Lake City&qu... See More  

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172192

Early Salt Lake City... Paul Morphy the famous chess player...

Item #172192

September 25, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 25, 1858  The prime print would be the great and displayable full page view of: "Salt Lake City, from the Observatory of the Council House" being one of the earlier views of Salt Lake City to be had in any periodical.

The front page shows: "Rev. Samuel I. Prime, D.D." with text on him. Inside includes two illustrations on: "Th... See More  

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633319

Early Salt Lake City... Paul Morphy the famous chess player...

Item #633319

September 25, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 25, 1858  The prime print would be the great and displayable full page view of: "Salt Lake City, from the Observatory of the Council House" being one of the earlier views of Salt Lake City to be had in any periodical. The condition of this print is quite nice (see).

The front page shows: "Rev. Samuel I. Prime, D.D." with text on hi... See More  

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172196

British Columbia scenes... Early Mormon print of Provo...

Item #172196

October 09, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 9, 1858  The front page features a print of: "The Steamship Austria, Burned at Sea September 13, 1858" with accompanying article plus two more full page scenes inside. 

Two halfpg. prints are of British Columbia: "Fort Langley, Frazer's River" and "Fort Yale and the Gold Hunter's Camp, Frazer's River". ... See More  

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647248

The new Indian Head penny... Mormon Temple in Nebraska...

Item #647248

October 16, 1858

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 16, 1858  The ftpg. shows; "Conflagration of the Crystal Palace, New York" with more prints on this inside. Prints inside include: "Steamers at Anchor in Put-In Bay, Lake Erie" ""Picnic at Put-In Bay, Lake Erie"; a great numismatic item with obverse & reverse prints of the: "Proposed New Cent, U.S. Curr... See More  

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172204

Early scene from Utah...

Item #172204

November 06, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 6, 1858 The front page features a half page with illustrations of  "Hon. Amasa J. Parker and Hon. Edwin D. Morgan" with the article "The Rival Candidates for Governor". An article "Thorough-Bred Horses in the United States" features two nearly half page illustrations of horses.  A one-third page illustration of 'Th... See More  

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172212

Early Mormon...

Item #172212

December 04, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 4, 1858  The front page features the illustration of "The Cutter 'Christopher Columbus'" with an accompanying article. An article "Modern Algiers" features four illustrations. "The Centennial Celebration at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania" includes a one-third page illustration 'The Railroad Depot at Pittsburgh, Pennsy... See More  

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172266

Women's rights convention of 1859...

Item #172266

June 11, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 11, 1859  The front page shows: 'The Talking Fish' and 'The Fighting Tiger of King of Oude'. A full page illustration of 'Ye May Session of Ye Woman's Rights Convention' [Mozart Hall in New York City]. Several illustrations regarding the war in Europe. Text and 3 illustrations on 'The Floating Hospital in the Lower Bay' [... See More  

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172284

Mountain Meadows Massacre... Pike's Peak gold mines...

Item #172284

August 13, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 13, 1859  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... See More  

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666497

Mountain Meadows Massacre... Pike's Peak gold mines...

Item #666497

August 13, 1859

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 Mage... See More  

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672989

Horace Greeley at Salt Lake City...

Item #672989

August 16, 1859

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 16, 1859  Starting in the summer of 1859, Horace Greeley, the famed publisher if the New York Tribune, set out on an exploratory/investigative journey from New York to San Francisco via the Transcontinental Railroad, and had many of his observations printed within his paper while in route. Page six of this issue has: "AN OVERLAND JOURNEY - XIX. - From Bridger... See More  

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172290

Brigham Young... Homer print...

Item #172290

September 03, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 3, 1859 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 smalle... See More  

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671500

Brigham Young... Homer print...

Item #671500

September 03, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 3, 1859 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 smalle... See More  

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211851

1859 Pike's Peak Frauds...

Item #211851

September 12, 1859

NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 12, 1859



*Pike's Peak Frauds...



Page 5 letter to the editor: "Pikes Peak" "The Alleged Frauds At Pikes Peak & The Charges Against Mr. Greeley". Other news of the day includes: "News From Utah Territory" "Fires" "Probable Murder" and much more. Several interesting advertisements as well. 8 pages in good condition.
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613398

Latest news from Mormondom...

Item #613398

October 10, 1860

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 10, 1860  Page 2 has almost the entire first column taken up with: "Affairs In Utah--Federal Officers in the Territory--The Weather, Crops, etc.--Criminal Incidents--General Intelligence, etc." This article begins: "Much as it may be regretted by the majority of the American people, still it does seem, after all the fuss & smoke, that the Mormon peo... See More  

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612917

News from the Mormon capital...

Item #612917

October 30, 1860

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 20, 1860  Page 5 contains nearly a full column on: "Affairs In Utah" "Departure of the Delegate--Agricultural Fair in Utah--Serious Indian Hostilities--Miscellaneous News" with an interesting variety of tidbits from this Mormon stronghold (see for portions).

Eight pages, very nice condition.

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654625

News from the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #654625

October 22, 1861

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 ... See More  

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668411

Mormon emigrants... Horace Greeley on the Civil War...

Item #668411

August 07, 1862

THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, Aug. 7, 1862  The front page has 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "The Republic: Its Perils and Its Prospects, by Horace Greeley" with much on his thoughts on the Civil War.

The ftpg. also has: "Trouble Brewing--Mormon Trains Stopped at Fort Laramie".

Page 2 has: "From The Indian Expedition" with much detail and taking nearly a f... See More  

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668303

Mormon article on the front page...

Item #668303

January 01, 1863

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 folde... See More  

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661007

Mormons & Utah... The pros and cons of polygamy...

Item #661007

June 20, 1866

WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Worcester, Massachusetts, June 20, 1866



* Salt Lake City, Utah

* Brigham Young - polygamy




The front page has a one column heading: "Utah and the Mormons". The article is over a full column in length and provides great details of the life-styles of the Mormon life, including the pros and cons of polygamy; how some of the wives get along and where others ... See More  

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173004

Baltimore Regatta...

Item #173004

July 07, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 7, 1866 Includes two front 1/2 pg. illus. One entitled "The Baltimore Regatta" and one entitled "The Baltimore Regatta-Club Cottage and Boat House." Full pg. illus. of the "Second Annual Review of the New York Yacht Club." 1/3 pg. illus. of "Gunpowder vs. Nitro Glycerine-Experiments Under Government Inspection, Near the Navy Ya... See More  

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173016

Great Mormon issue... Brigham Young...

Item #173016

August 18, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Aug. 18, 1866 Ftpg: 'Office of the American Telegraph Company, Corner of Broadway and Liberty Street, New York' Very nice fullpg: 'The Excitement in New Orleans - View on St. Charles St.' Fullpg: 'Sunday in New Orleans - The French Market'. Great doublepage centerfold: 'The City and Valley of the Great Salt Lake, Utah' is a fine view, plus illus... See More  

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599392

Nebraska becoming the 37th state...

Item #599392

March 01, 1867

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 1, 1867 



* Nebraska statehood (DAY OF)

* Polygamy question in Utah




The front page has: "WASHINGTON NEWS" "Nebraska to be Admitted to the Next Congress" "Polygamy in Utah Denounced by Congress" This would be the day that Nebraska become the 37th state to join the Union.

Other news of the day. Complete in eight pages, nice conditio... See More  

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563961

Abraham Lincoln's life....

Item #563961

March 10, 1867

NEW-YORK TIMES, New York, NY, March 10, 1867



* Abraham Lincoln's personal life



Page 8 has: "Domestic Life Of Abraham Lincoln" (see)



Page 5 has: "A Letter from Brigham Young"



Other news of the day throughout. 8 pages in good condition.

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173076

Blacks vote...

Item #173076

March 16, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 16, 1867 Nice fullpg: 'Indian Delegations at Washington--Presentation to the President'. Halfpg: 'The Negro at the Ballot Box' shows a Black man voting, being an historic print predating the famous 'First Vote' print by 8 months. Nice print of a very early hose carriage of the N.Y. Fire Dept.

Other news and advertisements of the day are... See More  

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671457

Revised rules & regulations for baseball in 1867... Brigham Young's Theater...

Item #671457

May 04, 1867

NEW YORK CLIPPER, May 4, 1867  Inside has an interesting article; "Mormon Theatricals" which is a very detailed description of Brigham Young's Theater, plus more.

The same page has over a full column on the; "Rules & Regulations Adopted by the National Association of Base Ball Players". A great & notable report detailing the evolution of the rules for professi... See More  

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650690

Building the Mormon Temple...

Item #650690

June 08, 1867

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 8, 1867  Inside features a nearly half page captioned: "The Great Mormon Tabernacle At Salt Lake" with a related article of the same title. The print shows the famous Temple in the early stages of construction.

Complete in 16 pages, good condition.

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173142

Pony Express...

Item #173142

November 02, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nov. 2, 1867 Nice 1/3 pg. illus. of 'The Overland Pony Express', plus a small illus. of a Pony Express Station in Nebraska, and some illus. of Ute & Snake Indians. An article as well on the Pony Express of recent years. Dblpgctrfld: 'Indiana State Fair at Terre Haute'

Complete in sixteen pages.

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173228

American Indians... The beach at Long Branch...

Item #173228

August 22, 1868

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 22, 1868  The front page of the issue features a nearly half page illustration "Rogers, the Sculptor, Modeling His Colossal Statue of America, at Rome, June, 1868"  Nearly half page illustration of: 'Governor W.F.M. Arny's Indian Expedition' shows him with 13 Indians. Halfpg: 'On the Docks After a Hot Day'.  An arti... See More  

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173310

Transcontinental railroad is complete... Cuban revolution...

Item #173310

June 05, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 5, 1869  Inside has a very nice half page print: "Completion of the Pacific Railroad - Meeting of Locomotives of the Union and Central Pacific Lines: The Engineers Shake Hands" being a fine display item. A half page illustration is of the "Great Fire at Dayton, Ohio - Destruction of Turner's Opera-House". Three prints on the "Cu... See More  

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565873

Mormon related report...

Item #565873

July 14, 1869

THE NEW-YORK TIMES, New York, NY, July 14, 1869



* Mormons



Page 5 of this issue has headings: "Brigham Young", "He Has a Conversation With Senator Trumbull-- What He Says He Will Do and What Mr. Trumbull Says He Must Do."



Other news includes: "Fulfillment of the Great Eastern's Latest Mission", "The New Cable at the French Island of St. Pierre", ... See More  

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173336

New York City Docks... Salt Lake City...

Item #173336

September 04, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 4, 1869  The front page features a hal fpage illustration 'Great Trot at the Buffalo Driving Park' along with a quarter page illustration "Governor Senator, of Tennessee". Inside the issue is a full page each of 'The Oxford Crew' and 'The Harvard Crew'. A terrific doublepage centerfold is 'Along the Docks, New York... See More  

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615526

From the Territory of Utah...

Item #615526

September 27, 1869

THE DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, (Utah Territory) Sept. 29, 1869  Among the articles are: "The Arabs of the Middle Ages" "Local & Other Matters" and much more. Published from 27 years before statehood.

Twelve pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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173352

Union Pacific Railroad - Weber Canyon...

Item #173352

October 30, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 30, 1869  The front page of the issue contains a nice illustration and biography of 'Henry Ward Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe'. A quarter page illustration of "Major-General William M Belknap, the New Secretary of War" also has an accompanying article.  A nice halfpage illustration is of 'The Union Pacific Railroad - Weber ... See More  

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559579

Salt Lake City title with a Mormon flair... Long before Utah statehood...

Item #559579
DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1870's  A lot of 5 issues, from this historic town, from before statehood, with much news of the day.  Articles with Mormon interest and/or perspective are sure to be found within each issue.  Typically 8 page issues; not pulpish as is typical for the period.  Very nice at a bargain price!

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607721

Brigham Young letter...

Item #607721

January 17, 1870

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 17, 1870



* Brigham Young as president ?

* Salt Lake City Utah prophet




The front page has an article headed: "Brigham Young on Turkish Baths and Presidential Aspirations" See image for text here.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along spine, otherwise in nice condition.

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607883

Mormons, polygamy, Salt Lake City, Utah....

Item #607883

March 25, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, March 25, 1870



* Mormons - Mormonism

* Polygamy - Cullom  Bill




The front page has an article headed : "The Utah Polygamy Bill--What is Thought of it in Salt Lake City" See image for text here.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, very nice condition.

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597511

Anti Polygamy bill passed...

Item #597511

March 28, 1870

THE CIRCULAR, Oneida Community, March 28, 1870. This issue contains a first report on the back page concerning the anti-polygamy bill being passed by the House. This report is somewhat short but still is a first report.

This is complete in 8 pages, untrimmed and is in nice condition.

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