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699039

Apostle Wilford Woodruff's Sermon - Salt Lake City pre-Utah Statehood 1882 Newspaper...

Item #699039

December 18, 1882

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, (Utah Territory), June 10, 1882  



* Mormons - Mormonism

* Wilford Woodruff sermon




The front page has 4 1/2 columns dedicated to: "Discourse by Apostle Wilford Woodruff Delivered In The Tabernacle, May 14th, 1882". The topics include: "Liberty of Conscience", "Man Accountable to God", "The Fall of Adam an... See More  

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$188.00
696883

Quite uncommon Mormon publication...

Item #696883

September 01, 1881

THE CONTRIBUTOR, Salt Lake City, Utah, September, 1881



* Very rare publication

* Mormons - Mormonism




 This is an uncommon title from the Mormon press. It was an independent publication associated with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) between 1879 and 1896. A monthly periodical, it sought to represent the Young Men's and Young Ladies' Mutual Impr... See More  

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$99.00
695599

Utah, pre-statehood...

Item #695599

December 18, 1872

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, (Utah Territory), Dec. 18, 1872  



* Mormons - Mormonism

* Pre Statehood




Various news of the day from the capital of the Mormons, and from 24 years before Utah would become a state. A great wealth of ads as well.

Sixteen pages, 11 by 16 pages, just as it came off the press so never bound nor trimmed & folding out to one large sheet, great cond... See More  

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$33.00
693889

Uncommon woman suffrage paper from Syracuse...

Item #693889

February 01, 1879

THE NATIONAL CITIZEN & BALLOT BOX, Syracuse, New York, February, 1879  A quite rare women's suffrage newspaper that lasted less than 3 1/2 years under this title.

Mott notes in his "History Of American Magazines" that this publication was financed in part by Susan B. Anthony, and that having failed with The Woman's Campaign she: "...had better luck with the Ballot ... See More  

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693196

Death of the President, as reported out West...

Item #693196

September 21, 1881

THE DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, Sept. 21, 1881  



* President James A. Garfield assassination death



This was the very first newspaper to publish in Utah, having begun in 1850.

Page 8 has all columns black-bordered and a report: "Death Of President Garfield" and also: "Full Particulars".

Complete in 16 pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out... See More  

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693116

The historic Clawson polygamy case...

Item #693116

October 16, 1884

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 16, 1884  



* Rudger Clawson polygamy trial

* Quorum of the Twelve Apostles

* Mormons - Mormonism




Page 2 has: "A Polygamist on Trial" being a report from Salt Lake, Utah Territory,  on the rather famous case of Rudger Clawson.

Clawson was the first practicing polygamist to be convicted and serve a sentence after the passage of the Edmunds... See More  

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693029

Converting to Mormonism...

Item #693029

May 25, 1874

NEW YORK TIMES, May 25, 1874  Page 4 has: "Mormon Converts" which is a telegram from Salinas, California, noting in part: "... About two months ago two missionaries of Mormonism from Utah came to Long Valley...They met with such success in their labors...they have converted...all the families residing in that section to the faith of Joe Smith and Brigham Young...the greatest re... See More  

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691809

Victoria Woodhull in court... Brigham Young's winter home... The infamous Sid Wallace...

Item #691809

March 14, 1874

NEW YORK TIMES, March 14, 1874  The back page has: "The Woodhull-Challis Libel" "Close of the Trial--The Jury Locked Up For the Night".

The front page has; "Execution In Arkansas" "A Notorious Desperado Dies Impenitent" which concerns the infamous outlaw Sid Wallace. Wallace was a legendary figure from the Reconstruction era, considered either a hero, ... See More  

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691795

A proposed bill meant to "crush out" polygamy in the Utah Territory...

Item #691795

February 28, 1874

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 28, 1874  



* Mormonism - polygamy ? - Mormons



The front page begins with a half-column article: "Execution of The Laws In Utah - A Bill Reported from the Committee on Territories--Severe Provisions Against the 'Peculiar Institution' ".

One bit near the beginning mentions: "...There would seem to be little more needed than this bill to crush o... See More  

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690810

Utah outlaws polygamy, joins the Union...

Item #690810

January 04, 1896

BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Jan. 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:&nbs... See More  

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690552

From the Mormon capital...

Item #690552

December 07, 1881

THE DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, Dec. 7, 1881 



* Mormons - Mormonism



This is from 15 years before Utah would become a state.  Nearly a full page of: "Remarks by Prest. George Q. Cannon". Other items include: "War Incidents - Bravery of General Kane's Bucktails" "Marvelous Adventures of a Legislator Among Indians" "A Desperado Arrested -... See More  

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690219

The New York praises the work of Thomas Nast... On the Mormon election...

Item #690219

March 20, 1872

NEW YORK TIMES, March 20, 1872  Page 4 has a great editorial on noted political cartoonist Thomas Nast. Logically headed: "Mr. Thomas Nast" the editorial takes over a full column & notes in part: "...Mr. Nast has achieved a reputation which many men of twice his age might well envy, and which will probably outlast the reputations of most men who profess to form and direct p... See More  

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689644

1900 Scofield Mine disaster...

Item #689644

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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689440

Mormons in the Salt Lake Valley...

Item #689440

January 22, 1870

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Jan. 22, 1870  



* Salt Lake City, Utah scene

* Mormonism - Mormons

* Connecting to Pacific Railroad




A full page has three scenes: "Scene In Salt Lake Valley -- Fortified House On The Plains" "Transporting Railway Ties Across Salt Lake" and "Utah -- Mormons Hauling Wood From The Mountains". Another nice full p... See More  

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689439

Going West to Utah: the Mormons... The Cuba revolution...

Item #689439

January 29, 1870

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Jan. 29, 1870



* Mormons - Mormonism

* Emigration to Utah print




 The front page has a print: "Island Of Cuba--Heroic Conduct of a Patriotic Cuban Mother, Maria Martinez". Related prints within: "Cuba--Insurgent Boy-Soldiers Returning to Camp..." "Camp of the Revolutionists in the Woods" "Insurgents Attacking Sp... See More  

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$84.00
685225

On the Mountain Meadows Massacre... The 'Bloody Benders'...

Item #685225

April 07, 1877

DAILY MORNING CALL, San Francisco, April 7, 1877  



* Mountain Meadow Massascre

* Mormons - Mormonism


* Bloody Benders family

* Serial Killers arrested ?




Page 2 has: "The Bender Family", the Kansas family of serial killers known as the "Bloody Benders", the report beginning: "The Kansas detectives think they have the Bender family this time, certain. These are... See More  

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684698

Rare newspaper printed on board a transcontinental train...

Item #684698

May 30, 1870

TRANS-CONTINENTAL, Salt Lake City, Utah, May 30, 1870 



* First Transcontinental Railroad "Overland Route"

* Very first excursion published newspaper (#5)




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 e... See More  

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684697

Rare newspaper printed on board a transcontinental train...

Item #684697

May 31, 1870

TRANS-CONTINENTAL, Summit Sierra Nevadas, California, May 31, 1870



* First Transcontinental Railroad "Overland Route"

* Very first excursion published newspaper (#6)




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 i... See More  

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$388.00
684641

From Auburn, California...

Item #684641

April 19, 1884

THE PLACER HERALD, Auburn, Placer County, California, July 20, 1872  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 moved ... See More  

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683143

Rare newspaper printed on board a transcontinental train...

Item #683143

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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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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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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675494

The Mormon rebellion...

Item #675494

May 10, 1877

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, May 10, 1877  Among the front page articles: "UTAH" "The Rebellious Latter-Day Saints--Belligerent Talk in the Tabernacle" and more.

Four pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, generally good condition. A bit fragile so should be handled carefully.

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675493

The Mormon rebellion...

Item #675493

May 16, 1877

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, May 16, 1877  Among the front page articles: "UTAH" "The Mormon Rebellion--Alarm Among the Gentiles" and more.

Four pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, generally good condition. A bit fragile so should be handled carefully.

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675492

Situation with the Mormons...

Item #675492

May 24, 1877

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, May 24, 1877  Among the front page articles: "UTAH" "No Danger of any Outbreak, According to 'The Tribune's' Correspondent" and more.

Four pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, generally good condition. A bit fragile so should be handled carefully.

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675490

The Mormon trials...

Item #675490

June 07, 1877

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, June 7, 1877  Among the front page articles: "UTAH" "The Mormon Trials" "The Stories Lately Published Contradicted by Gentile Residents" and more.

Four pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, generally good condition. A bit fragile so should be handled carefully.

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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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$42.00
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
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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$49.00
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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$47.00
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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638765

The Indian reservations... Crime in the West...

Item #638765

November 12, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 12, 1883  The top of the ftpg. has: "RESERVATION INDIANS" "Secretary Teller's Report on the Condition of  the Tribes" "Radical Changes Recommended--The San Carlos Apaches--A Protest from White Earth" with one of the subheads: "The Apaches at San Carlos". Also on the ftpg.: "Mormondom" "Report of&nbs... See More  

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638753

President Arthur on the polygamy issue in Utah... The bandit Frank James...

Item #638753

December 05, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCAT, Dec. 5, 1883 



* Mormons and polygamy

* President Chester A. Arthur

* Outlaw Frank James trial




Over half of the front page and page of pg. 2 are taken up with: "The President's Message" being the annual state-of-the-union address of Chester  A. Arthur. Near the end he addresses: "The Mormon Question", noting: "...I fear that i... See More  

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638738

Mormon statehood and the polygamy issue...

Item #638738

December 13, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Dec. 13, 1883  Page 4 has: "Admission of Utah as a State" which includes: "...if Congress were in a proper  frame of mind to consider it justly, would be one of the wisest measures that could be adopted....The question of polygamy will cut no figure in the admission of Utah as it is not recognized in the Constitution & would form no part of st... See More  

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$55.00
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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$31.00
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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$33.00
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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$35.00
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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$39.00
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
... See More  

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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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$28.00
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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$28.00
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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$28.00
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
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