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

Item #676481

August 20, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 20, 1870

* Mormonism - polygamy ? - Mormons

* Orson Pratt-John Philip Newman debate

The top of page has one column headings: "MORMONISM" "The Debate on the Question of Polygamy" and more. (see) Text takes up two columns.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, toning at the folds, some small margin tears, generally good, should be ha... See More  

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1904 Reed Smoot hearings... Mormons...

Item #676064

December 20, 1904

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 20, 1904

* Reed Smoot hearings 

* Mormons - polygamy

The top of the front page has a two column heading: "READY FOR DEFENSE IN THE SMOOT CASE" 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.

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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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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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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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Moutain Meadows Massacre trial in 1875...

Item #672792

July 29, 1875

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 29, 1875

* Mountain Meadows Massacre

* Mormons - Mormonism trial

* John D. Lee
- Brigham Young

Page 7 has a brief article headed: "The Mountain Meadow Massacre" with subhead. See image for text.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.... 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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Much on the Mormons...

Item #672349

November 19, 1857

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 19, 1857  In the issue the day after the historic Proclamation of martial law issued by Brigham Young, this issue continues with much Mormon reporting.

Page 4 has most of a column headed: "The Latest News" "The Mormon War" "The Dispatches of Colonels Alexander and Johnston". One bit from it has: "...I shall endeaver to force my way int... See More  

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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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The proposed Mormon state of Deseret...

Item #672336

April 11, 1872

THE WORLD, New York, April 11, 1872  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".

Page 4 has: "The State of Deseret" which is an editorial concerning the newly created Cons... See More  

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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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Horace Greeley interviews Brigham Young at Salt Lake City...

Item #672033

August 20, 1859

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 20, 1859 

* Horace Greeley interrogates Brigham young

* Mormons - Mormonism - Salt Lake City, Utah

* Subjects of polygamy - slavery - his multiple wives

During this time famed Tribune publisher Horace Greeley took a trip to the West and wrote a series of articles on his adventures. Of his many published articles this may be the best and most desired.

Taking a ... See More  

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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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Baseball... Great view of Salt Lake City... The redwood forest...

Item #671721

October 30, 1886

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 30, 1886  A full page has 5 prints of: "Puffin-Catching Off the Irish Coast"; small print of Commodore Gherardi, U.S.N."; halfpg: "The Slater Memorial Building at Norwich, Connecticut"; one-quarter page cartoonish print: "Baseball at Crowtown".

The doublepage centerfold is a very nice print: "Felling the Redwood T... See More  

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Brigham Young... Homer print...

Item #671500

September 03, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 3, 1859

* Brigham Young - Mormons

* Winslow Homer - West Point

Nice front page article and illustration: "Interview Between Brigham Young and Hon. Horace Greeley at Salt Lake City".

Inside has two gambling-themed illustrations; a very nice full page Winslow Homer print: "A Cadet Hop At West Point". Also a half page illustration: &quo... See More  

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Revised rules & regulations for baseball in 1867... Brigham Young's Theater...

Item #671457

May 04, 1867

NEW YORK CLIPPER, May 4, 1867  Inside has an interesting article; "Mormon Theatricals" which is a very detailed description of Brigham Young's Theater, plus more.

The same page has over a full column on the; "Rules & Regulations Adopted by the National Association of Base Ball Players". A great & notable report detailing the evolution of the rules for professi... See More  

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Mormonism... Millerism...

Item #671414

February 18, 1843

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 18, 1843  The bkpg. has a brief item: "Mormons" noting: "A late number of the Nauvoo Wasp contains an account of four cargoes, amounting in all to 801 emigrants--'Latter Day Saints' ' having sailed from Liverpool for that region..." with a bit more, and ending with: "...stated that Smith has sent out a num... See More  

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Re-organized Mormons in Lamoni, Iowa...

Item #671396

February 02, 1889

THE SAINTS' HERALD, Lamoni, Iowa, Feb. 2, 1889 

* Rare Mormonism magazine

 A quite rare Mormon publication which calls itself the: "Official Weekly Publication of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints". Among the articles are: "Methodist Criticisms" "Latter Day Saints" "W. W. Blair's Explanation" "Dancing&qu... See More  

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Mormon Temple in ruins... Slavery in California?

Item #670665

October 28, 1848

BURRITT'S CHRISTIAN CITIZEN, Worcester, Mass., Oct. 28, 1848  

* Nauvoo Temple fire disaster - Illinois

* Mormons - Mormonism

* Slavery in California ?

* Uncommon publication

Page 3 has a brief report: "The Mormon Temple In Ruins" mentioning in part: "This magnificent temple was observed to be on fire in the cupola this morning...The flames spread rapidly and ... See More  

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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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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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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,

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Polygamy & the Bible argument in 1870.......

Item #669454

April 25, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 25, 1870

* Mormonism - polygamy & the Bible

* John Philip Newman argument (editorial)

Page 6 has a editorial with small heading: "The Bible Against Polygamy-The Rev. Dr. Newman's Argument" (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Traveling to San Francisco in 1871....

Item #669220

August 14, 1871

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 14, 1871

* Westward migration of Americans

* Emigration to the West Coast (San Francisco)

* Hardships of 19th century travel

The top of page 7 has one column headings: "AFTER THE SETTING SUN" "From The Narrows To The Golden Gate" "Over the Three Great Mountain Ranges" "A Flying Visit To The Mormons" and more with many small... See More  

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Mormon emigrants... Horace Greeley on the Civil War...

Item #668411

August 07, 1862

THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, Aug. 7, 1862  The front page has 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "The Republic: Its Perils and Its Prospects, by Horace Greeley" with much on his thoughts on the Civil War.

The ftpg. also has: "Trouble Brewing--Mormon Trains Stopped at Fort Laramie".

Page 2 has: "From The Indian Expedition" with much detail and taking nearly a f... See More  

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Memories of Mormondom...

Item #668367

November 04, 1869

WATCHMAN & REFLECTOR, Boston, Nov. 4, 1869  The front page has nearly 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "Memories Of Mormondom" by Rev. Wayland Hoyt, being #3 in a series. Photos show just portion.

Four pages, a bit irregular at the spine from disbinding, good condition.

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A eulogy-like article on the Custer massacre...

Item #668315

July 21, 1876


* re. Custer's Massacre

* Brigham Young - Mormons

Page 3 has a column headed: "Custar's Attack on the Sioux" which reads much like a eulogy.

Bits include: "on the banks of the Little Big Horn...sleep to-day the flower of the American army...Custar [sic] in his brave but disastrous charge..." wi... See More  

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Mormon article on the front page...

Item #668303

January 01, 1863

THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, Jan. 1, 1863 

* Rare Western title

* Mormons - Mormonism

The front page has: "Momonism & Double Love" which is a report of a man conflicted by being in love with two woman, who then encounters a Mormon emigrant who converts the 3 of them and thus resolves the problem.

Four pages, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folde... See More  

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Formation of the Mormon Church...

Item #667086

July 16, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 16, 1831 Page 17 has a fine and very early account of the formation of the Mormon church, headed: "Mormonism".

The bias against the Mormons is revealed in the report, which includes: "...certain knaves, pretending to have some holy writings hidden under a stone in Ontario county...started a new religion! The leaders make bold pretensi
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Potential troubles in Mormon country...

Item #666799

June 25, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 25, 1857 

* Utah War - Expedition - Campaign

* Alfred Cumming and Brigham Young

Page 3 has a report headed: "Utah" which mentions in part: "...announcing that Col. Cumming...has been appointed Governor of Utah...difficulties to be encountered in Utah are more numerous & complicated...Among them may be incidentally ... See More  

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Latest news from the Mormon country...

Item #666798

June 08, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 8, 1857  Page 3 has Mormon content headed: "Additional From Utah" which notes in part: "...in company with a large number of 'Gentiles' who found the Mormon country had become too hot  to hold them any longer..." with some items on the travels of Brigham Young (see).

Four pages, nice condition. The folder s... See More  

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Brigham Young and the Mormons...

Item #666796

May 21, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 21, 1857  Page 3 has an article: "Utah Territory" which mentions in part: "A part of 16 persons arrived at St. Louis...from Salt Lake City...a large number of missionaries to be dispatched to all parts of the world. Brigham Young was planning an excursion of exploration & pleasure to one of the Mormon settlements on Salmon... See More  

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The latest on the situation with Brigham Young...

Item #666795

May 20, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 20, 1857  Most of the first column of page 3 is taken up with Mormon content. Headed: "The Utah Prophet", the lengthy report has much on Brigham Young, and rumors of his troubles, etc.

A few bits note: "...stating that Gov. Brigham  Young of Utah Territory had at the last accounts left Salt Lake City...for Washington or ... See More  

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Terrific account of the Taos Revolt... Mormons heading to California...

Item #666781

March 19, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 19, 1847 

* Taos Revolt - New Mexico

* Mexican-American War

* Mormons emigrating to California

Page 3 has over 1 1/2 columns taken up with a wealth of detailed reporting on what is known as the Taos Revolt, an insurrection against the Americans for their occupation of Northern New Mexico. The governor, among others, was murdered.

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Brigham Young is the law of the land...

Item #666645

April 01, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 1, 1857 

* Mormons - Mormonism

* Governor Brigham Young

* Utah Terrirtory law

The top of page 3 has a report headed: "From Utah" which tells of the rule of law in the Utah Territory.

A portion notes: "...It seems to be a settled fact that the laws of Congress cannot be carried out or put in force in this Territory;... See More  

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Brigham Young is the head of the Mormons...

Item #666643

April 14, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 14, 1857 

* Mormons - Mormonism

* Governor Brigham Young

Page 3 has a report headed: "Affairs In Utah Territory" which includes in part: "...Brigham Young, the Governor of Utah Territory, is the acknowledged head of he 'Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints', commonly called 'Mormons', and as suc... See More  

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Mountain Meadows Massacre... Pike's Peak gold mines...

Item #666497

August 13, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 13, 1859 

* Mormons - Mormonism

* Mountain Meadows Massacre

* Pike's Peak gold rush

A nice front page illustration 'The Scene of the Mountain Meadows Massacre, Utah Territory' with article as well. Nice full page with 3 illustrations of: 'The Pike's Peak Gold Mines'. A full page illustration of "The 'Battle of Mage... See More  

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Early Ulysses S. Grant well before he was famous... Assaults upon the Mormons...

Item #666390

July 20, 1839

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, July 20, 1839 

* Very early Ulysses S. Grant

* West Point cadet admission

A fascinating and extremely early mention of Ulysses S. Grant, as the front page contains a "...list of cadets admitted into the institution in June last:..." and what follows is those admitted from each of the states amongst which is: "Ohio--Robert
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Indians causing trouble for the Mormons in Utah...

Item #665907

October 13, 1853

DAILY OHIO STATESMAN, Columbus, Oct. 13, 1853

* Mormons attacked by Native Americans

Page 2 has: "The Mormons in Trouble" which includes in part: "...The Indians are actually harassing the Mormons at a sad rate..." with various details, and ending with: "paradisaical...Life at Salt lake will not be, for a time at least, the paradisaical affair it was wont to be."... See More  

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Anecdote on Joseph Smith and a Biblical interpretation...

Item #665893

January 31, 1854

DAILY OHIO STATESMAN, Columbus, Jan. 31, 1854  Page 2 includes: "Mormon Interpretation" which is a curious anecdote of Mormon leader Joseph Smith concerning his interpretation of the "turn the other cheek" passage in the Bible.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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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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Polygamy among the Mormons... John Wilkes Booth's horse...

Item #665671

January 14, 1881


* Polygamy & the Mormons

* John Wilkes Booth's horse

Page 2 has two interesting, brief items: "It is asserted that the horse which John Wilkes Booth rode to the place of his capture after President Lincoln's assassination, belongs to an Abington, Mass. man & is a good traveler, though 23 yrs old." 

Also: &... See More  

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The churches of New York City... Election of Polk...

Item #665448

November 09, 1844

THE WEEKLY HERALD, New York, Nov. 9,1844  The ftpg. has prints of; "St. Patrick's Cathedral, Prince St." "Saint Paul's Church, Broadway" "Church of the Messiah, Broadway" and: "The Brick Church--Presbyterian" with much detail on all.

Page 5 has an article; "Meeting of the Mormons Last Evening" as well s two reports which seem to insur... See More  

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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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Print of the Mormon city of Nauvoo...

Item #661552

July 22, 1854

GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, July 22, 1854

* Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois view

* The Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

* Mormons - Mormonism         
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An escape from Mormondom... Sinking of the steamship "Central America"...

Item #661545

September 26, 1857

THE NEW YORK Tribune, Sept. 26, 1857

* SS Central America shipwreck

* Gold coins - treasure lost

* Mormonism - Mormons

This is a great issue on coverage of the sinking of the steamship "Central America", in the news in recent years due to its discovery and the finding of millions of dollars in gold coins. 

Also within: "An Escape From Salt Lake" which is an intere... See More  

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Mormons & Utah... The pros and cons of polygamy...

Item #661007

June 20, 1866

WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Worcester, Massachusetts, June 20, 1866

* Salt Lake City, Utah

* Brigham Young - polygamy

The front page has a one column heading: "Utah and the Mormons". The article is over a full column in length and provides great details of the life-styles of the Mormon life, including the pros and cons of polygamy; how some of the wives get along and where others ... See More  

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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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Anti-Mormon legislation in Washington, (D.C.)...

Item #658743

January 14, 1890

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, January 14, 1890 

* 19th century Mormons crisis 

* Great to have in a Salt Lake City Newspaper

This issue was published six years before Utah became a state. Among the front page column heads are: "AFTER THE MORMONS," and "Congressman Stewart Introduces a Bill to Deprive Mormons of their Rights," with suppor... See More  

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End of a Mormon publication...

Item #657912

October 08, 1857

THE CIRCULAR, Oneida, New York, Oct. 8, 1857  This is an uncommon periodical published by the Oneida Community, a Utopian commune founded by John Humphrey Noyes in 1848 in Oneida. The community believed that Jesus Christ had already returned in the year 70, making it possible for them to bring about Christ's millennial kingdom themselves, and be free of sin and perfect in this world, not ... See More  

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