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682547

1900 Scofield Mine disaster...

Item #682547

May 02, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 2, 1900



* Scofield, Carbon County, Utah mining disaster

* Pleasant Valley Coal Company mine explosion




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "APPALLING DISASTER" with subheads. (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... See More  

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681373

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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$48.00
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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$385.00
675021

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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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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674529

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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672794

Rare newspaper printed on board a transcontinental train...

Item #672794

June 25, 1870

TRANS-CONTINENTAL, San Francisco, California, June 25, 1870 



* First Transcontinental Railroad "Overland Route"

* Very first excursion published newspaper (#7)




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 is... 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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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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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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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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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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663510

Death of the President James A. Garfield...

Item #663510

September 21, 1881

THE DESERT NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, Sept. 21, 1881



* President James A. Garfield

* Assassination death (1st report)

* 19th century era original




From 15 years before Utah statehood. Page 8 has all columns black-bordered due to the: "Death Of President Garfield" (see), being an early report without many details. The front page has: "Willful Murder" "Attempt to Sh... See More  

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655134

Utah outlaws polygamy, joins the Union...

Item #655134

January 04, 1896

BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, January 4, 1896  



* Utah statehood - joins the Union

* President Grover Cleveland proclamation

* Abandons polygamy




The front page of section two has a report of Utah joining the Union with column heads: "UTAH NOW A STATE" "President Signed the Proclamation of Admission Today", it becoming the 45th state in the Union. Mention is made that:... See More  

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649821

Victoria Woodhull's sister speaks out...

Item #649821

March 08, 1872

NEW-YORK TIMES, March 8, 1872 



* Victoria Woodhull sister

* Free Love opposition




The back page has: "Opposition to Free Love--Lecture by Mrs. Brooker" which begins: "Mrs. Utie Brooker, the sister of Victoria Woodhull, lectured last night at the Cooper Institute, in opposition to the doctrine of free love as advocated by her sister...".

Also inside: "S
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649786

1885 Auburn, California...

Item #649786

October 24, 1885

THE PLACER HERALD, Auburn, Placer County, California, October 24, 1885  Placer mining in the Auburn area was very good, with the camp first becoming known as the North Fork Dry Diggings, later changed to Woods Dry Diggings. The area soon developed into a mining camp, and it was officially named Auburn in 1849.

In 1851 Auburn was chosen as the seat of Placer County. Gold mining operations mov... See More  

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649257

Salt Lake City title with a Mormon flair...

Item #649257
(5) DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, early 1880's  A lot of 5 issues, from several years before statehood with much local news of the day.  Articles with Mormon interest and perspective are sure to be found within each issue.  Typically 4 page issues, minor browning & dirtiness, but not pulpish.

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$39.00
648072

Mormons still rule Utah...

Item #648072

September 29, 1882

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 29, 1882 



* Mormons - Mormonism

* Salt Lake City, Utah




Page 6 has 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "MORMONS STILL RULE" "Disfranchisement of Polygamists Fails to Solve the Utah Problem" "...Gentiles Outnumbered Two to One..." and more.

Twelve pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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638662

Mormon ethics...

Item #638662

December 01, 1884

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Dec. 1, 1884  Page 7 has: "Mormon Ethics" "Some of the Practical Results of the Utah System" which takes two-thirds of a column. This was still 12 years before Utah would become a state.

Ten pages, very nice condition.

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634212

Bank robbery in the Old West...

Item #634212

October 22, 1890

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, October 22, 1890  Just what we hope to find on the front page of a newspaper from the Old West is in this issue: "Daring Robbery" "The Watchman Gagged & Bound and $2000 Secured" with some details. Not a lengthy nor conspicuous report, but great to have in this title.

Other news of the day with many interesting adve... See More  

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633558

Scenes at Salt Lake City, Utah... Life in the Canadian Rockies...

Item #633558

April 08, 1893

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 8, 1893  Within are four scenes of: "Hunting Life in the Rockies", all in British Columbia with 3 showing Indians. Great fullpg: "A Week With the Mormons" has 8 prints including two of Mormon currency. Also a halfpg. photo of: "The New Mormon Temple at Salt Lake City, Utah".

Nice doublepage centerfold: 'Rabbit-Shooting... See More  

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616770

Jefferson Davis' death... Judaica content...

Item #616770

December 11, 1889

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, Dec. 11, 1889 



* Jefferson Davis death

* Confederate president - Confederacy




A "territorial" newspaper from seven years before Utah would be come a state. The ftpg. has: "Jefferson Davis' Remains - Views Yesterday by Some 70,000 Persons" with various subheads (see). Other ftpg. articles include: "A Dasta... See More  

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616741

A great Western-themed cover print...

Item #616741

July 01, 1893

THE DESERET WEEKLY, Salt Lake City, Utah, July 1, 1893  This paper calls itself a: "Pioneer Publication of the Rocky Mountain Region - Truth and Liberty".  See the photo below for the very decorative & large front page illustration, which shows settlers traveling, the Mormon temple, an early train, etc.  Among the many articles are: "Utah Women in Chicago" &q... 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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613216

The Deseret Museum...

Item #613216

April 20, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 20, 1895  The front page of the issue contains four scenes from "The Deseret Museum, Salt Lake City, Utah" with an accompanying article. Inside the issues is "Whitlock's New 'Western' Independent Chuck"; "Hedges' Water Tube Stationary or Marine Boiler"; "The Sumatra Rhinoceros"; "An Explo
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$27.00
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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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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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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602864

Debating Idaho statehood...

Item #602864

January 13, 1890

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, Jan. 13, 1890  A Mormon newspaper from 6 years before Utah statehood. Page 3 has: "Idaho's Admission" "Judge Wilson, Prest. Wm. Budge & Others Opposing It for the 'Mormons' " "Dubois Makes A Harangue Against the Church". Idaho would join the Union on July 3, 1890.

Four pages, large folio size,... See More  

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$26.00
602863

Debating Idaho statehood...

Item #602863

January 13, 1890

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, Jan. 13, 1890  A Mormon newspaper from 6 years before Utah statehood. Page 3 has: "Idaho's Admission" "Judge Wilson, Prest. Wm. Budge & Others Opposing It for the 'Mormons' " "Dubois Makes A Harangue Against the Church". Idaho would join the Union on July 3, 1890.

Four pages, large folio size,... See More  

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602383

John C. Heenan death...

Item #602383

October 27, 1873

EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Evansville, Indiana, October 27, 1873



* John C. Heenan death

* Bare Knuckle boxing




This uncommon title has news of the day with several interesting advertisements.

The front page has one column headings: "Utah" "Death of John C. Heenan, the Prize Fighter". See image for text.

Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.... See More  

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$23.00
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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599749

From the Utah Territory...

Item #599749

January 11, 1890

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, Jan. 11, 1890  The front page has: "Colored Children" "Trouble in Illinois Over their Admission to the Public Schools" "He Was Shunned". Much of page 2 is taken up with: "Remarks of Apostle Heber J. Grant" and so much more.

Complete in 6 pages, large folio size, never bound nor trimmed, various tear... See More  

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$35.00
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
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
597888

Immorality in San Antonio, Texas...

Item #597888

January 04, 1890

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, Jan. 4, 1890  From six years before Utah would become a state. Inside has: "The Idaho Test Oath Case" which takes most of the page. Also: "And What Next? "Immorality Sanctioned by City Ordinance at San Antonio, Texas" "One Woman Sues Another for Having Alienated Her Husband's Affections" and other ite... See More  

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597498

Death of financier Jay Gould...

Item #597498

December 06, 1892

DESERET SEMI-WEEKLY NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, Dec. 6, 1892  The top of the last column on the front page note: "JAY GOULD DEAD" "That is the Startling Announcement Today" "Her Dies of Consumption" "What Was Known of the Patient's Condition Last Night" and a bit more (see). The report takes two-thirds of the column.

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597185

From Utah before statehood....

Item #597185

January 11, 1890

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, Jan. 11, 1890  From 6 years before Utah would become a state. Various news of the day & a great wealth of ads, many of which are illustrated.

Four pages, some browning at folds, some archival mends at the margins of folds, generally nice condition.

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$28.00
597057

Idaho to soon join the Union...

Item #597057

January 15, 1890

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Utah Territory, Jan. 15, 1890  The front page has "Idaho's Admission" "The Adjourned Hearing Before the Senate Committee" which discusses the proposal of admitting Idaho to the Union, which happened on July 3 of 1890.

Four pages, large folio size, minor perforation at an upper fold with some foxing here, otherwise good.

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$24.00
597056

Idaho to soon join the Union...

Item #597056

January 15, 1890

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, January 15, 1890 



* Mormons title

* Idaho statehood




The front page has "Idaho's Admission" and "The Adjourned Hearing Before the Senate Committee" which discusses the proposal of admitting Idaho to the Union, which happened on July 3 of 1890.

Four pages, large folio size, some wear at folds, generally good.... See More  

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$29.00
597009

From the Territory of Utah...

Item #597009

October 24, 1876

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, Oct. 24, 1876  From this "territory" 20 years before Utah would become a state. Inside has: "The Indians--300 Lodges Captured, Disarmed & Dismounted" "The Express Robbery" "Killed by a Train" & much more. A wealth of ads.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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595842

The Jews & the Mormons...

Item #595842

February 04, 1885

THE DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, Feb. 4, 1885



* Judaica - Jewish

* Mormonism




The front page has various: "Territorial Items". Inside has: "A Significant Movement Among Jews", followed by: "The 'Mormons' Are Not Gone Yet" (see photos).

Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one huge sheet, staining at the ftpg. fold, ... See More  

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595266

Details of a train robbery...

Item #595266

December 21, 1889

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, December 21, 1889 



* Old West train robbery 



The front page has: "Texas Train Robbery" with the detail, including: "...was approached by four men who drew pistols and ordered him to throw up his hands..." with more (see photos).

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, light dirtiness & foxing to the top hal... See More  

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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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593573

Chief Sitting Bull killed...

Item #593573

December 23, 1890

DESERET SEMI-WEEKLY NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, December 23, 1890



* Chief Sitting Bull death

* Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux Indians




Page has a one column heading: "Killing Of Sitting Bull" Page 7 has: "The Indian Situation" "Supposed Appearance of Sitting Bull's Ghost" See photos for text on these two articles.

Other news and advertisements throughout in this unc... See More  

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593516

Mormons work towards outlawing polygamy...

Item #593516

July 07, 1887

ALLEGANY REPORTER, Wellsville, New York, July 7, 1887 



* Mormons - Mormonism

* The polygamy question




Polygamy by the Mormons was not officially outlawed until 1890, which was a condition required before statehood was granted which happened in 1896, however a front page report in this issue notes the efforts in Utah by Mormon leaders which lead up to this historic decision. "Forbid... See More  

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$49.00
588632

1880 President Hayes on Utah polygamy...

Item #588632

December 22, 1880

THE DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Dec. 22, 1880  Inside has an editorial: "What Is To Be Done With Utah?" Other articles include: "Two Men Killed" "A Word or Two on Religion" and "The Utah Question" which includes: "The President is quite severe on Mormon polygamy & urges upon Congress the duty of abolishing that institution..." with more ... See More  

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$38.00
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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$38.00
584162

Rare title from the Mormons...

Item #584162

May 07, 1890

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salty Lake City, Utah Territory, May 7, 1890 



* Rare title from the Mormons



A large folio newspaper of 4 pages, never bound nor trimmed, with a wide variety of news reports of the day. This newspaper was printed 6 years before Utah became a state. Some browning at the folds & some margin tears, generally good condition. Not a pulpish newspaper.... See More  

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$37.00
581713

Six years before Utah statehood...

Item #581713

December 12, 1890

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, Dec. 12, 1890 



* Rare Utah pre-statehood title



The ftpg. includes: "Indians Starving--They Receive Only Rations Enough for Two Days of the Week" "No Danger of an Outbreak" "The Irish Troubles" "Fatal Duel" and many other items. Indian content inside as well.

Six pages, large folio size, never ... See More  

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$31.00
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