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

Item #689282

August 08, 1870


* Mormonism - polygamy ? - Mormons

* Orson Pratt-John Philip Newman debate

The top of the back page has one column headings: "THE MORMONS AND POLYGAMY" "Dr. Newman Notifies Brigham Young That He Has Girded Up His Loins" which includes correspondences between Newman and Young. (see)

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1899 B. H. Roberts excluded from Congress...

Item #689054

December 05, 1899

THE EVENING NEWS, Detroit, Dec. 5, 1899

* B. H. Brigham Henry Roberts

* Mormonism - Mormons leader

* Seat in U.S. Congress ? (polygamy)

* William McKinley's State of the Union

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CASE OF ROBERTS" with subheads. (see)

Ten pages, light toning and and some wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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1906 Reed Smoot hearings... Mormons...

Item #688962

February 08, 1906

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 8, 1906

* Reed Smoot hearings 

* Mormons - polygamy

The top of the front page has a three column headline: "MORMONS SEEK WOLFE'S SCALP" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete with 8... See More  

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Eldridge Cleaver's death report... Obit of Bruce Springsteen's father...

Item #688380

May 02, 1998

* Death of Eldridge Cleaver
* From Black Panther to Mormon environmental & peace activist
The front page has: "Eldridge Cleaver, Former Black Panther, Dies", which tells of the life and death of the notable activist and author of "Soul On Ice" (considered a seminal work in African-American literature). The
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The Mormons' new home... Gold in California...

Item #686957

March 22, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 22, 1849  Two-thirds of a column on page 3 is taken up with: "The Mormons" which notes in part: "...Seven thousand of them have found a resting place in the most remarkable spot on the American continent...to follow after a new Jerusalem in the West...They are again assaulted by popular persecution; their prophet murdered, their t... See More  

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Ann Eliza divorcing Brigham Young... Mormons...

Item #686761

August 27, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 27, 1874

* Ann Eliza Young suit

* Brigham Young divorce

* Mormons - polygamy

Page 5 has a one column heading: "Ann Eliza Young's Divorce" (see)

Other news of the day. Complete in 10 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Mormons from Sweden, Denmark, etc. emigrate to U.S....

Item #686641

May 04, 1858


* Mormons from Sweden, Denmark, etc. emigrate to U.S.

* Uncommon title from Ohio

* Gang goes on a murderous rampage

The bottom of page 2 has "Arrival of Mormons at New York", which states in full: "A company of 90 Mormons, 81 of them from Sweden, Denmark and Norway, and nine from England, arrived in New York… on board of the e... See More  

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Mormon attack... Brigham Young on the Indians & U.S. forces...

Item #686572

November 17, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 17, 1857  This issue has multiple reports regarding the Mormon tensions of mid-late 1857. Page 2 begins with a full column article headed: "A Reply to Brigham Young" which kicks off with Young's detailed letter on how to handle the Indians, followed by the response of J.W. Denver, Commissioner of Indian Affairs. Both letters d... See More  

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On the cusp of a Mormon War... "inspired by blind religious fanaticism"...

Item #686571

November 10, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 10, 1857 

* Mormons - Mormonism

* Utah War - resist government

Page 3 has: "A MORMON WAR", which includes in part: "Each fresh arrival of intelligence from Utah confirms the reports of preparations by the Mormons to resist the entrance of the United States troops into their Territory, and gives consistency to the opin... See More  

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A possible Mormon connection? Two influencing events?

Item #684989

April 05, 1823

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER Baltimore, April 5, 1823

* Jews and Mormons ?

An inside page has a brief report noting: "...that the society for meliorating the condition of the Jew, are now engaged in a negociation for 20,000 acres of land in the 'Genesee country' for a Jewish colony. Will the Jews work on it?"

In brief, this was an attempt by Elias Boudinot to create a land ... See More  

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Nauvoo Mormon Temple described... Mormon troubles over the death of Joseph Smith...

Item #684812

July 18, 1844

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 18, 1844 

* Nauvoo Temple description

* re. Joseph Smith's death

* Mormons - Mormonism

The front page article is headed: "The Mormon Difficulties" which begins: "The St. Louis New Era thinks the Mormon war at an end...the Mormons are deeply wounded at the death of their leader and look for vengeance in some form..."... See More  

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Destruction of the 'Nauvoo Expositor' by Joseph Smith... Early report of John Sutter...

Item #684811

June 25, 1844

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 25, 1844 

* Destruction of the "Nauvoo Expositor"

* Prelude to Joseph Smith's murder

* Mormons - Mormonism

The front page has one of those little gem reports collectors seek: very early mention of a name that would be notable years later.

Printed here is a letter which says in part: "...the following communication fro... See More  

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The Mormons, Frederick Douglass, and a freed slave's industriousness...

Item #683802

January 19, 1879

NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 19, 1879  Pg. 7 is: "Frederick Douglass On The South" (see images). The bottom of page 5 has: "The Mormon Polygomists' Reply" (not photoed). One of the more interesting articles is found on page 2: "A Colored Man's History", which tells of a young slave boy who managed to save a few pennies here-and-there until he was given his freedo... See More  

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Land in Nebraska for $3 an acre...

Item #683234

May 19, 1880

THE MERRICK COUNTY ITEM, Central City, Nebraska, May 19, 1880  The first pioneers passed by Lone Tree, later to be renamed Central City, were on the Mormon Trail in 1847 and later on the Oregon Trail and the California Trail.

Various news of the day from the Midwest. The back page has a large illustrated ad promoting the attractiveness of settling in Nebraska, headed: "Specimen Views Of... See More  

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Mormons ask for a reward for the Cane Creek Massacre culprits...

Item #683200

August 24, 1884

ARIZONA GAZETTE, Phoenix, Aug. 28, 1884  This is a territorial newspaper from 28 years before statehood.

The front page has a report headed: "A Reward" from Tennessee, noting: "Four leading Mormon elders to-day presented a sworn petition to Gov. Bate asking that a reward be offered for the apprehension of those engaged in the Lewis county massacre...", being what is known... See More  

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The Mormons want to be a state in the Union...

Item #682928

February 28, 1850

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 28, 1850   One and one-half columns on page 3 are taken up with: "The State of Deseret" concerning the Mormon's settling in Utah. It begins: "Mention is frequently made of Deseret, as the name of a Territory settled by the people commonly called Mormons and now praying to be admitted to the Union under the name just stated... See More  

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Mormon missionaries arrive in St. Louis... Indian troubles...

Item #682823

June 07, 1854

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 7, 1854

* Mormon missionaries

* Indians harass (Nebraska Territory) and are harassed (New York)

Page 3 has: "FROM SALT LAKE CITY", which tells of a group of missionaries having arrived safely at St. Louis, with some details regarding Mormon emigration.

Another article has: "Nebraska Excitement", which talks of trouble... See More  

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Mormon periodical from Denmark...

Item #682669

December 15, 1875

SKANDINAVIENS STJERNE, "Organ for de Sidste-Dages Hellige", Copenhagen, Denmark, Dec. 15, 1875  The subtitle above translates to: "Organ for the Body of Latter-Day Saints", meaning this is a quite rare Mormon periodical for the Mormon community in Denmark.

American Mormon missionaries were sent to Denmark in 1850 and made significant inroads in converting many Scandinavia... See More  

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Paul Morphy chess... Early Mormon print of Provo...

Item #682228

October 09, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 9, 1858 

* Paul Morphy - American chess champion

* Mormons - Provo, Utah

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... See More  

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

Item #681373

April 10, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 10, 1874

* Bloody Benders - serial killers

* John Bender arrested ?

* Mormons - Salt Lake City

The top of page 7 has one column headings: "THE BLOODTHIRSTY BENDERS" "Probable Arrest of the Kansas Murderers in Utah" "The Fugitive Family Hid in the Mountains" and more. (see) Nice reporting here.

Other news of the day. Complete with al... See More  

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A premiere newspaper in Mormon history...

Item #680969

September 26, 1890

DESERET SEMI-WEEKLY NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, Sept. 26, 1890

* 1890 Manifesto - Mormonism & polygamy

* Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

* Best publication to be had ? - very rare

This newspaper contains one of the more noteworthy events in Mormon history, that being the printing of the "1890 Manifesto", a statement which officially ceased the practice of plural m... See More  

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Early report of the gold diggings in California... Slave ship captured...

Item #680902

December 16, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 16, 1848  The ftpg. has a brief report headed: "Value Of Land in California" due to the discovery of gold.

Page 3 has over half a column of detailed reporting headed: "Later From the Gold Region" which is an early report, as most gold diggings were in 1849.

Also on page 3 is a report: "The Mormons in California have lai... See More  

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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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Very early Mormon report...

Item #680644

September 08, 1832

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 8, 1832 

* Very early report on the Mormons

* Detailed 1830 census report

Within this issue is a rather brief article with a small head: "Mormonism", the full report reading: "Two preachers of this sect have lately visited Boston, and soon made 15 converts to their strange doctrines--some of whom are respectable persons--5 als... See More  

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Judaica content... The cholera & Mormons... Davy Crockett...

Item #680423

August 02, 1834

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 2, 1834  Page 2 has a simple one sentence report, interesting nonetheless: "A public dinner was given to col. David Crockett, at Louisville, Kentucky, on his way home."

Page 3 has a curious item about death caused by drinking cold water (a common thought in the 19th century--see), followed by a report noting: "The cholera...exists ... See More  

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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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Life in the Wild West...

Item #679737

November 16, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 16, 1883  Likely due to its location on the edge of the Western frontier, this newspaper typically contained a wealth sensational crime reports and events from the West, much more than any found in eastern newspapers.

Page 7 begins with: "AT THE STAKE" "A Colorado Ranchman Tortured by a Band of Robbers" "The Victims Burned & Bastina... See More  

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Mormon Festival in Williamsburg, New York... California gold...

Item #678324

November 08, 1858

THE NEW YORK HERALD, November 8, 1858  The front page has: "MORMON FESTIVAL IN WILLIAMSBURG", followed by several paragraphs providing details of the festival which make reference to the singing being of a "good old Methodist tone". See images for details.  Also on the front page is: "NEWS FROM CALIFORNIA", which includes an update regarding the gold situati... See More  

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Buchanan's state-of-the-union address... Latest from the "Mormon country"...

Item #678223

December 28, 1859

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 28, 1859

* President James Buchanan

* State of the Union Address

Page 3 has most of a column headed: "From The Mormon Country" datelined at "Great Salt Lake City" which provides a rather included update on the events in Utah in recent months. Also on page 3: "The Purchase of Mount Vernon" by the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association, with ... See More  

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A very early newspaper from Los Angeles... Mormon discussion... Colorado mines...

Item #677756

June 28, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, June 28, 1862  One of the earliest Los Angeles newspapers we have offered, and from the Civil War no less. At this time the population of Los Angeles was less than 5,000.

Articles include: "How to Handle Firearms Safely" "The Colorado Mines" "Eastern Intelligence" "Discussion Among the Mormons" "Pirated" and more... See More  

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Some Mormon content... A slave ship off Long Island...

Item #677751

October 12, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 12, 1858  The front page has: "Affairs in Utah" with page 4 having a more brief account: "News From Utah".

The back page has most of a column headed: "The Slave Trade" "The Case of the Ship Haidee--Testimony for the Prosecution Continued".

Eight pages, some minor margin tears and chipping, good condition.

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Wealth of interesting Mormon reports...

Item #677749

October 04, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 4, 1858  

* The Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

* Mormons - Mormonism  

Page 5 has nearly three-quarters of a column headed: "Interesting From Salt Lake City--Our Fort Kearney Correspondence" which is followed by more: "The Governor on a Pleasure Excursion--The Street Fight of Williams and Grant--A California Mail Destroyed by Indi... See More  

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Trouble with the Indians... Mormons under the peace regime...

Item #677745

November 29, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 29, 1858  The front page has: "The Indian Wars" "Prospect of a Renewal of Hostilities in Oregon--A Council of War Called by General Harney--Apprehended Trouble with the Indians in Washington Territory--Battle Between Indians & California Militia--Defeat of the Savages".

Page 4 has: "Progress of the Mormons Under the Peace Regime" which ... See More  

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Creating the "Great Seal" of the state of California... Constitution of the state of Deseret...

Item #677165

December 22, 1849


* State of Deseret Constitution

* Mormons - Mormonism - Utah

* Great Seal of California adopted

The front page has an article which includes a very nice engraving captioned: "The Great Seal of the State of California" and a related article which begins: "The Convention yesterday adopted the above design of a Great Seal for the new... See More  

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Truckee, California, near Lake Tahoe...

Item #677155

December 02, 1874

TRUCKEE REPUBLICAN, California, Dec. 2, 1874  

* Wild Old West 

* Uncommon publication

From this town at the "elbow" of California near the Nevada border at an elevation of 5800 ft. Historically well known for the Donner Party tragedy which happened nearby in 1846.

Page 2 has a report concerning Navajo Indians reporting 3 of their tribe were killed by Mormons.

Four pag... See More  

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Territorial newspaper from Montana...

Item #677123

May 02, 1872

HELENA WEEKLY HERALD, Montana, May 2, 1872  Actually a territorial newspaper as Montana did not become a state until 1889. A wide wealth of reports of the era, much obviously relating to Montana, plus a page 3 reports: "Letter From Utah" "the Mormon Situation--Mines, Weather, etc." with a Salt Lake dateline.

Eight pages, very nice condition. The masthead features a great ... See More  

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Beginning work on the Washington Monument... Nauvoo, the Mormon city...

Item #676063

January 08, 1853

ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, Jan. 8, 1853

* Nauvoo, Illinois - Mormons

* Washington monument

A short-live newspaper which preceded the first issue of "Harper's Weekly". This is the volume 1, number 2 issue. P.T. Barnum was a "Special Partner" in this publication.

The front page shows: "The Late Collision on the Mississippi--Loss of the Steamer Western World&quo... See More  

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Great account of the last of the Lincoln-Douglas debates...

Item #675983

October 23, 1858

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 23, 1858  

* Abraham Lincoln & Stephen Douglas

* The Great Debates of 1858 (last one)

* Alton, Madison County, Illinois

Keeping in mind that this was from the period of the Lincoln/Douglas debates, page 4 has a report from Springfield headed: "Illinois Politics" which talks of Stephen Douglas.

Taking over a full column is a fine report on the las... See More  

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Judge resigns over frustrations with the Mormons...

Item #675040

May 05, 1857


* Uncommon publication

Page 2 has: "Affairs in Utah" taking one-third of a column, detailing the 6 (quite biased) reasons why one of the justices of the Utah Territory supreme court has resigned. A few include in part: "...Brigham Young, the governor...is the acknowledged head of the 'Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints'... See More  

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The Mormons in Utah... Electricity comes to Utah...

Item #675021

November 26, 1879

THE DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, Nov. 26, 1879  This newspaper was published 17 years before it became a state. Included is an interesting report concerning a stagecoach robbery. Also Mormon-related items, with articles headed: "The Mormons And The Indians" & "Sugar Made In Utah" "Murder" and "Discourse Delivered by Elder Geo. Q. Cannon at the Tab... See More  

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Brigham Henry Roberts death... Mormon leader...

Item #674973

September 28, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 28, 1933

* B. H. Brigham H. Roberts death (1st report)

* The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

* Studies of the Book of Mormon

* Mormons leader - polygamy

Page 21 has a one column heading: "BRIGHAM H. ROBERTS, MORMON LEADER, DIES" with subhead. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other ti... See More  

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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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John D. Lee & the Mountain Meadow Massacre: a pair of issues...

Item #674532

March 23, 1877

BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, a pair of issues dated March 23 and 24, 1877 

* John D. Lee execution

* Mountain Meadows Massacre

The March 23 issue has a small, inconspicuous item near the bottom of the front page: "John D. Lee, the Mormon who is to be executed to-day for the murder of emigrants at Mountain Meadows in 1857, has made a full confession, acknowledging his guilt... See More  

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The Mormons in Utah... Electricity comes to Utah...

Item #674529

November 26, 1879

THE DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, Nov. 26, 1879  This newspaper was published 17 years before it became a state. Included is an interesting report concerning a stagecoach robbery. Also Mormon-related items, with articles headed: "The Mormons And The Indians" & "Sugar Made In Utah" "Murder" and "Discourse Delivered by Elder Geo. Q. Cannon at the Tab... See More  

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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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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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Much on slavery... Mormons... The Galalagos Islands...

Item #673117

January 30, 1855

NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, January 30, 1855  Numerous slavery-themed articles throughout, particularly in regards to the events in Kansas. Also included are articles describing prisoners escaping from the State prison on Marine Island, reports from the Sandwich Islands, another from Utah describing the tension between Mormons on the governor of the state of Utah, and yet another written by... See More  

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Horace Greeley at Salt Lake City...

Item #672989

August 16, 1859


* Horace Greeley's overland journey

* Stops at Salt Lake City, Utah

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 rou... See More  

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1854 Norwalk, Ohio...

Item #672661

November 28, 1854


* Uncommon publication

Page 2 has an article headed: "The Mormons" See images for text here. An uncommon from pre-Civil War Ohio. Contains other news of the day with many advertisements.

Complete with 4 pages, some period stray writing above the masthead, nice condition.

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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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