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688380

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

Item #688380

May 02, 1998

LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 2, 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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686761

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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686641

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

Item #686641

May 04, 1858

THE NORWALK EXPERIMENT, Ohio, May 4, 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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686571

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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684812

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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684811

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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683802

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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683234

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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683200

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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683039

Longest continuously published Mormon periodical...

Item #683039

August 01, 1892

THE LATTER DAY SAINTS' MILLENNIAL STAR, Liverpool, England, Aug. 1, 1892  This periodical, typically shortened to "Millennial Star", was the longest continuously published periodical of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, being printed from 1840 until 1970.

During its 130-year history the Millennial Star varied from being monthly, semi-monthly and even weekly, and ... See More  

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682823

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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682669

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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682228

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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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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680969

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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680902

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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680704

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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680644

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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680423

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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680374

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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679737

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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678356

Mormons heading to California... Taking possession of California...

Item #678356

December 26, 1846

WEEKLY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 26, 1846 



* New home of the Mormons ? - settling



The entire front page is train up with editorial commentary on: "The President's Message", meaning his state-of-the-union address of 1846.

Page 2 has much reporting on events in Congress with subheads including: "Admission of the State of Iowa" "Santa Anna... See More  

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678324

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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678223

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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677751

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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677749

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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677745

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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677165

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

Item #677165

December 22, 1849

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Dec. 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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677155

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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676063

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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675983

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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675040

Judge resigns over frustrations with the Mormons...

Item #675040

May 05, 1857

THE NORWALK EXPERIMENT, Ohio, May 5, 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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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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674973

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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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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674532

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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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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674456

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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674049

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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673117

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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672989

Horace Greeley at Salt Lake City...

Item #672989

August 16, 1859

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 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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672661

1854 Norwalk, Ohio...

Item #672661

November 28, 1854

THE NORWALK EXPERIMENT, Ohio, Nov. 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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672337

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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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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672033

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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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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671721

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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671500

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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$138.00
671457

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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