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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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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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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630000

Brigham Young arrested in 1871..

Item #630000

October 09, 1871

ONEIDA CIRCULAR, Oneida, New York, October 9, 1871



* Mormon Leader
* Brigham Young Arrested for Adultery
* 1st Report



A small size newspaper from the famous Oneida Community in New York, an early "commune" in experimental living. Various religiously-themed content but a bit of reporting of news of the day as well. An interesting title from this interesting
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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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607806

Mormon Women approve polygamy...

Item #607806

October 27, 1871

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, October 27, 1871 



* Mormons - Mormonism

* Polygamy




The front page has small one column headings: "The War On Polygamy" "A Petition From The Utah Women In Favor Of The Institution" See image for text here. Interesting Mormon related item.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, very minor margin wear, otherwise nice condition.... See More  

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616113

1871 Chinese massacre....

Item #616113

October 28, 1871

THE CHARLESTON DAILY NEWS, South Carolina, October 28, 1871



* Chinese massacre

* Chinatown

* Brigham Young verdict




The front page has a very brief article with small heading: "Plundering The Heathen Chinee" Short coverage on the Chinese massacre of 1871 in Los Angeles, California.

Other news of the day. Complete in 4 pages, very minor spine wear, nice condition.... See More  

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673163

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

Item #673163

October 30, 1871

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 Fe... See More  

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665887

Championship baseball... The war on polygamy...

Item #665887

October 31, 1871

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
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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 of 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 hyperlink 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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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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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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672182

Ulysses S. Grant... State of the Union Address...

Item #672182

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

Other news of the day... See More  

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130299
Item #130299
DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, 1872. A rare and very early issue from the old West in Utah.

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130307

Salt Lake City, Utah...

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

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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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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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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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671902

Utah to be a sovereign Mormon state ?...

Item #671902

April 08, 1872

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 almos... See More  

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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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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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654552

Nice masthead in this early Utah newspaper...

Item #654552

March 25, 1873

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" &q... 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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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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672003

Ann Eliza divorces Brigham Young... Mormons...

Item #672003

August 06, 1873

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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130304

Salt Lake City, Utah...

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

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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.



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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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670009

1874 Bloody Benders... John Bender arrested ?...

Item #670009

April 16, 1874

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 page... See More  

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202941

International Rifle Match...

Item #202941

July 21, 1874

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City UT July 21, 1874.



*Mormon Religion

*International Rifile Match

*Early Issue From State of Utah



This four page newspaper is from the capital of the Mormon Religion. This issue has news of the day and several interesting advertisements. Rare to find such an early issue from State of Utah. One the articles in this issue deals with the International Rifi
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202942

Beecher-Tilton Scandal Case...

Item #202942

August 08, 1874

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City UTAH -August 8, 1874. 



*Beecher-Tilton Scandal 



This four page newspaper is from the capital of the Mormonism. This issue has news of the day and several interesting advertisements. Rare to find such an early issue from State of Utah. One the articles in this issue deals with the Beecher-Tilton Scandal Case. Very nice condition.  
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669609

1874 Liberal Party (Gentiles) vs. Mormons...

Item #669609

August 14, 1874

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 d... See More  

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173864

Brigham Young's wives at the Mormon Tabernacle...

Item #173864

September 26, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 26, 1874  Fullpg. Th. Nast cartoon shows a black man "The Commandments in South Carolina". Nearly fullpg. with 2 illustrations, plus text: 'Brigham Young's Wives in the Great Mormon Tabernacle' & 'Mormon at the Communion Table'.

Doublepage centerfold: 'Emigrants Leaving Queenstown for New York' at the dock. The fr... See More  

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173870

A Colorado tragedy...

Item #173870

October 17, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 17, 1874  Full ftpg. Th. Nast: 'Hibernia's Shot' portrays a union of America & Ireland. Three prints of 'A Colorado Tragedy' including 'Remains of the Murdered Men' with text on the intriguing murder. Nice & huge doublepage centerfold by Nast: 'Halt!' showing the Liberty figure. Two large prints of a regatta.

Com... See More  

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669964

John D. Lee arrested in 1874... Brigham Young...

Item #669964

November 13, 1874

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 ... See More  

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173878

Boss Tweed on Blackwell's Island...

Item #173878

November 14, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nov. 14, 1874 18 small front pg. portraits of "International Law-Members of the Geneva Congress." Six illus. pertaining to "A "Statesman's" Retreat-William M. Tweed's Penitentiary Life on Blackwell's Island." Dblpgctrfld. by Nast entitled "International Law-The Better Way." 2/3 pg. illus. entitled "On the River-A Midsumm... See More  

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173886

Cowboys and buffalo...

Item #173886

December 12, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 12, 1874 Great full ftpg: 'Slaughtered For The Hide' shows a cowboy having just skinned a buffalo. Fullpg. Nast cartoon: 'The Rising of the Dead'. Nice halfpg: 'Quarrying Stone for the New Mormon Temple'. Dbpgcrtfld "One Touch of Nature".

Complete in sixteen pages.

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173892

Indian dance illustration... Mormon illustration...

Item #173892

January 02, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY Jan. 2, 1875 The full frontpage illustration is entitled "Alone with the Dying Year" shows a small child in a snow storm. Fullpage "Bringing Home the Fifth Wife--A Sketch in Mormondom" also includes a small article. Nice dblpgctrfld: "Indian Sun Dance - Young Bucks Proving Their Endurance by Self-torture". Fullpage Thomas Nast: "The Outs Alway... See More  

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173900

A supply of Mormon wives...

Item #173900

January 30, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 30, 1875  Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon, and yet another inside showing Grant. Nice fullpg: "Mormondon---A Fresh Supply of Wives--Going Out to the Settlements"

Complete in sixteen pages.

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