Mormon Issues

In addition to the issues shown below, we have many 19th century issues from Salt Lake City which are not available on our website.  If interested, please be in touch.

Mormon Issues

In addition to the issues shown below, we have many 19th century issues from Salt Lake City which are not available on our website.  If interested, please be in touch.
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674049

Lengthy and revealing article on the Mormons...

Item #674049

February 07, 1870

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 an... See More  

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$127.00
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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$28.00
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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$22.00
556862

First synagogue in Texas... cornerstone laid by Masons...

Item #556862

June 10, 1870

DESERET EVENING NEWS, from Salt Lake City, Utah, dated June 10, 1870



* 1st Jewish synagogue in Texas

* Charles Dickens death (1st report)




On page 2 under "Texas" is a report headed: "Corner Stone Laid".



The brief but historic report, datelined "Galveston", reads:



* The corner stone of the first Jewish Synagogue in the State, was laid today by the Grand Lo... See More  

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$45.00
672794

Rare newspaper printed on board a transcontinental train...

Item #672794

June 25, 1870

TRANS-CONTINENTAL, San Francisco, California, June 25, 1870  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 compos... See More  

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$388.00
681531

Rare newspaper printed on board a transcontinental train...

Item #681531

June 27, 1870

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 issue... See More  

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676993

Rare newspaper printed on board a transcontinental train...

Item #676993

July 04, 1870

TRANS-CONTINENTAL, Boston, June 20, 1870  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, & ... See More  

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173424

First reading of the Declaration of Independence...

Item #173424

July 09, 1870

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 9, 1870  Great full front page illustration with some text: 'First Reading of the Declaration of Independence in New York'. Inside the issue is quarter-page illustrations of "The Late Dr. Nadal" and Hon. Richard L. Larremore" and "The Recent Accident on the Vermont and Massachusetts Railroad".  One-third page: 'A Pr... See More  

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676481

Mormonism & polygamy debate in 1870.......

Item #676481

August 20, 1870

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 ha... See More  

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$34.00
130305

Salt Lake City, Utah...

Item #130305
SALT LAKE DAILY HERALD, Utah Territory, 1871 This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements.

With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis.

The photo is representative of the is... See More  

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$28.00
537886

1871 Salt Lake City Utah...

Item #537886

February 04, 1871

SALT LAKE DAILY HERALD, Salt Lake City, Utah, February 4, 1871



* Wild Old West

* Rare title from Salt Lake City Utah




This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, indians, saloons & gunfights wer
... See More  

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598774

Old West newspaper from Salt Lake City, Utah...

Item #598774

February 22, 1871

THE SALT LAKE HERALD, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, February 22, 1871



* Uncommon title



This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements.

With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the Old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen o... See More  

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$32.00
680704

Brigham Young & the Mormons contemplate moving to Hawaii...

Item #680704

June 05, 1871

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,... See More  

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$51.00
673109

Clam bake... Mining in Colorado...

Item #673109

July 15, 1871

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 15, 1871 The front cover contains a half page illustration "Yachting  - At the Helm" along with two smaller illustrations of the Cape May Regatta prizes.

Within the issue is a full page contain two prints of the Clam Bake at Round Island, Connecticut; a nearly half-page print of the Gulch Mining at Clear Creek Canyon, Colorado; a half ... See More  

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621389

A Mormon print... Various scenes near Baton Rouge...

Item #621389

August 05, 1871

EVERY SATURDAY, Boston, Aug. 5, 1871  Among the prints inside is once captioned: "Among The Mormons--A Dangerous Gentile" with a related article: "Among the Mormons". Other prints within include a fullpg: "A Cypress Swamp In Louisiana" "A Sugar House" "Ruins of the Louisiana State House at Baton Rouge" "Mos-Gatherers near Baton Rouge"... See More  

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173552

Saratoga Lake racing... Mormon Tabernacle... Nast political cartoons...

Item #173552

September 30, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 30, 1871 The frontpage has the very famous Thomas Nast print: 'TOO THIN!' which is displayable. Inside is a fullpage illustration 'International Boat Race On Saratoga Lake' along with the an illustration of the "The Ward Brothers, Winners of the Saratoga International Regatta". A halfpage 'The Union Torpedo Explosion In Beekman... See More  

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173554

Gambling houses...

Item #173554

October 07, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 7, 1871 Front 2/3 pg. illus. of "A London School Board Capture." (Homeless children). Inside is a full pg. illus of "Design for a Proposed Monumental Fountain in the City Hall Park." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The cursaal, or Gambling House, Wiesbaden."

Doublepage centerfold of "The Interior of the Gambling House at Wiesbaden from Act... See More  

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654864

Much detail on thke Chicago Fire... Brigham Young indicted for polygamy...

Item #654864

October 11, 1871

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 11, 1871  The entirety of page 5 is taken up with reports concerning the Great Chicago Fire with headings that include: "CHICAGO" "The Frightful Conflagration Quenched at Last" "Graphic Accounts of the Origin & Expansion of the Fire..." "Inhuman Incendiaries Caught" "Relentless Speed of the Fire..." "Miles of Woo... See More  

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656994

The Great Chicago Fire... Brigham Young arrested for polygamy...

Item #656994

October 12, 1871

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 Fr... See More  

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665136

Polygamy on trial...

Item #665136

October 13, 1871

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 fu... See More  

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$87.00
671973

Brigham Young's polygamy trial... Chicago Fire... The Lowry War...

Item #671973

October 20, 1871

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" "... See More  

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173566

Making wine...

Item #173566

November 18, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 18, 1871  Ftpg. Nast political cartoon: "Killing the Goose that Laid the Golden Egg". Halfpg: "Python Swallowing a Boa". Famous fullpg. Nast: "The Arrest of 'Boss' Tweed--Another Good Joke". The Supplement contains: "Making Wine in Medoc" and "Horse Market, 62nd Street, New York"

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649941

The National Rifle Association is formally created...

Item #649941

November 22, 1871

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 22, 1871 



* Creation of the NRA, the National Rifle Association



The back page has a brief & inconspicuous report which is very significant to the founding of the NRA, the National Rifle Association. As the internet notes, the NRA was founded in 1871 by Capt. Wingate and Col. Church, both mentioned in this report.

Papers for incorporation were sent 5 days previo... See More  

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$96.00
672097

SLC First United Methodist Church cornerstone...

Item #672097

November 23, 1871

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, gener... See More  

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173568

The Great Peshtigo Fire more tragic than the Chicago fire... Victorial Woodhull...

Item #173568

November 25, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 25, 1871  The significant print is the very dramatic doublepage 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 de... See More  

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680374

Great Peshtigo Fire more tragic than the Chicago fire... Victoria Woodhull...

Item #680374

November 25, 1871

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... See More  

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660395

Mrs. O'Leary's cow and the Chicago Fire...

Item #660395

November 29, 1871

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 ... See More  

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599795

Ulysses S. Grant...

Item #599795

December 05, 1871

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 photos). Lengthy text takes up 4 full columns. and is signed in type: U.S. Grant

Other news of ... See More  

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130299

From Territorial Utah, 26 years before statehood...

Item #130299
DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, 1872  An early issue from this city founded by the Mormons. Utah did not become a state until 1896.

A complete issue in nice condition.

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$31.00
130307

Salt Lake City, Utah...

Item #130307
SALT LAKE SEMI-WEEKLY HERALD, Salt Lake City, Utah 1872 A rare and early issue from Utah.

The photo is representative of the issue, you will receive a randomly dated issue from within the year.

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$29.00
173586

Early Ku Klux Klan... Good Mormon content with prints...

Item #173586

January 27, 1872

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 27, 1872  The front page is mostly taken up with an article: "The Ku-Klux" which is early discussion of the clan, and also includes an illustration: "Mississippi Ku-Klux in the Disguises in Which they were Captured".

Also within the issue are prints: "Wood Sellers, Richmond, Virginia" nearly a full page Thomas Nast political c... See More  

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674695

Among the Mormons: Lawyers and polygamy...

Item #674695

February 05, 1872

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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$57.00
616648

Brigham Young in prison...

Item #616648

February 12, 1872

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 12, 1872 



* Brigham Young in prison

* Salt Lake City, Utah




The front page has an item headed: "Utah -- Mr. De Long Explains the Visit to Brigham Young--The Prophet Sinking Under the Rigorous Imprisonment--The Elections" (see).

Eight pages, never-trimmed, minor binding residue at the spine of the back page, great condition.... See More  

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$39.00
539052

1872 Old West Newspaper From Salt Lake City, Utah...

Item #539052

March 06, 1872

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, March 6, 1872 



* Early Salt Lake City UT 19th century periodical... 

* Wild Old West... 




This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, salo... See More  

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672336

The proposed Mormon state of Deseret...

Item #672336

April 11, 1872

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".

Pa... See More  

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672337

The 'Colored' Convention... Mormons and issuance of their own fractional currency...

Item #672337

April 13, 1872

NEW YORK HERALD, April 13, 1872  Page 5 has nearly a full column headed: "COLORED NATIONAL CONVENTION" "A Great Day For The Africans" with various subheads as well. Near the end is: "...A telegraphic dispatch was received and read amid applause from Fred. Douglass at Canton, Mass., announcing his expected arrival at twelve to-night...".

Page 3 has: "Mormon ... See More  

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671992

Mormon conference is adjourned...

Item #671992

April 15, 1872

NEW YORK TIMES, April 15, 1872  The front page has: "UTAH" "Mormon Conference Adjourned--Fanaticism--Secret Organization--Snow-Slides". See the photos for the full text.

Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, some binding residue at the spine of the back page, good condition.

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599763

Mormons...

Item #599763

April 23, 1872

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 23, 1872



* Mormons - Mormonism

* Brigham Young - Joseph Smith




The front page has small one column headings: "Utah" "Mormon Blasphemies--A Hereditary Prophetship in the Young Family"



Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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593619

Ulysses S. Grant is nominated...

Item #593619

June 07, 1872

SALT LAKE DAILY TRIBUNE, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, June 7, 1872



* Ulysses S. Grant

* Old West title




Page 2 has a report: "Grant Triumphant" concerning his nomination for President of the United States (see photos). A great wealth of ads from Utah 24 years before statehood.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.... See More  

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$33.00
585930

From territorial Utah...

Item #585930

November 13, 1872

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, Nov. 13, 1872 



* Rare Utah Territory title



A very nice territorial newspaper from 24 years before Utah statehood. Various news of the day with a great wealth of ads, many of which are illustrated (see).

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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130003

First European settlement in Utah...

Item #130003
THE OGDEN JUNCTION, Utah, 1873  The masthead features a nice illustration symbolizing the "junction" of the east & west railroads with the completion of the transcontinental railroad which happened not far from here in 1869.

Ogden was originally named Fort Buenaventura, it was the first permanent settlement by people of European descent in what is now Utah. It was established i... See More  

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603967

Famous frontier scouts appearing on stage... Brigham Young retires...

Item #603967

April 09, 1873

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 9, 1873 



* Buffalo Bill - William F. Cody

* Brigham Young retiring ? - Mormons




Front page has: "The Hostile Indians" "The Murder of Surveyors Retaliation for the Killing of Indians" as well as some reports on the wreck of the ship Atlantic with: "The Atlantic" "Story of the Fourth Engineer--Quartermaster Romassio Ac... See More  

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599694

The wreck of the ship "Atlantic"... Brigham Young & the railroads...

Item #599694

April 12, 1873

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 12, 1873 



* RMS Atlantic wreck

* Brigham Young




The front page has: "THE ATLANTIC" "Valuables Found on the Bodies of Victims, and Now in the Hands of Magistrates", as well as: "Utah" "Brigham Young Going to Arizona--A Cook Shot by a Desperado" beginning: "It is known that Brigham Young will resign the Presidency of ... See More  

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$26.00
598160

Indians... Mormons and Brigham Young... Kentucky KuKlux

Item #598160

April 18, 1873

THE NEW-YORK TIMES, New York, April 18, 1873

 

* General Canby

* Apache Indians




The front page has: "THE SAVAGES" and "Account of the Attack on Gen. Canby by an Eye-Witness - Fight With Apaches".

Also on the front page is "The Kentucky KuKlux" and "The Assassins Met by a Brave Old Man with Their Own Weapons - One of Them Killed and Three Wounded"... See More  

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173728

Burial of Captain Hall...

Item #173728

June 07, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 7, 1873 (supplement not included - see note below)

The front page features a full page illustration: 'The Burial of Captain Hall' with an accompanying article and a map illustration of 'The North Polar Region' of his expedition. Nice full page with 3 illustrations on: 'The Bender Murders Near Cherryvale, Kansas'. Three illustrations on: ... See More  

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674456

Ann Eliza leaves Brigham Young... Mormons...

Item #674456

July 17, 1873

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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130304

Salt Lake City, Utah...

Item #130304
SALT LAKE CITY HERALD, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, 1874 A rare and early issue from Utah.

The photo is representative of the issue, you will receive a randomly dated issue from within the year.

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581276

Brigham Young content... Age discriminiation???...

Item #581276

January 07, 1874

DAILY EVENING HERALD, Stockton, California, January 7, 1874  The front page carries a small article "Mr. Brigham Young true to his name, has ordered his missionaries in Europe to send over no more old maids. Female saints over 30 years of age, he regards as unprofitable converts". Other news and advertisements, some with illustrations, are within the issue.



This is complete in fo... See More  

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576103

Famous siamese twins death... in 1874...

Item #576103

January 20, 1874

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Nevada, January 20, 1874



* Rare Old West Title

* Chang & Eng Bunker deaths




Page 3 has: "Death of the Siamese Twins..." which tells of the death of Chang and Eng Bunker.



Other news of the day. A great wealth of ads, several of which are illustrated.



Four pages, never bound , generally in very nice condition.... See More  

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173810

Temperance crusade... Mormon family...

Item #173810

March 21, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Mar. 21, 1874 Great fullpg. Frenzeny & Tavernier illus: 'An Oasis Along the Track'. Halfpg: 'The Temperance Crusade in New York' fullpg: 'Sketches in Rag Pickers' Row' halfpg: 'Sport on the Plains' shows men shooting buffalo, & 'A Mormon Family Driving to Conference Meeting'

Complete in sixteen pages.

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