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697683

Print of the Mormon city of Nauvoo...

Item #697683

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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697531

An April Fool's report on the abolishment of Nauvoo...

Item #697531

April 01, 1843

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, April 1, 1843  



* Mormons - Mormonism

* Nauvoo, Illinois

* Millerism - Millerite




The back page has what is apparently an "April Fools" report concocted by the normally staid editor, headed: "Nauvoo Abolished". It reports: "In the Illinois legislature...the senate repealed the law creating the Nauvoo legion, military cor... See More  

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697530

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

Item #697530

July 20, 1839

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, July 20, 1839 



* Very early Ulysses S. Grant

* West Point cadet admission

* Mormons in Nauvoo, Illinois




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 are those admitted from each of the states amo
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697399

On repealing the Mormon charter in Illinois...

Item #697399

December 28, 1844

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 28, 1844 



* Mormons - Mormonism

* Charter for the City of Nauvoo, Illinois




Page 3 has a report with a small heading: "The Mormons" which reads more like an editorial than a news report, bits including: "The Illinois House...have referred a bill repealing the Mormon charters to the Judiciary...It ought never to have bee... See More  

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692515

Brigham Young's elders willing to give themselves up... Mormons on the move...

Item #692515

June 22, 1858

NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1858 



* Utah War - Mormons

* Brigham Young




The front page has a one-quarter column with Mormon news: "From Utah" "Plenty of Provisions at Camp Scott--Safety of Capt. Marcy's Command--Trade with the Valley, etc."

One of the reports includes: "...a letter from Fort Bridger dated May 21st which says that Brigham Young's principal ... See More  

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690170

Creating the Naval Academy at Annapolis... Arresting Brigham Young...

Item #690170

January 31, 1846

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 31, 1846 



* United States Naval Academy is born

* Brigham Young arrested - Mormons




Near the back is a nice article on the establishment of the Naval Academy at Annapolis, headed: "The Naval School At Annapolis", which includes: "It is generally understood that in September last the military post at Annapolis, Md., was vacated... See More  

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689434

Governor Ford on the Mormon situation... Much on California and the West...

Item #689434

November 14, 1846

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 14, 1846  Pages 3 and 4 has some fine content concerning the Mormon situation at the time. Page 3 has a: "Proclamation by the Governor Of Illinois" datelined at Nauvoo which takes over a full column. A few bits include: "...I came with a settled determination not to meddle or interfere with the old difficulties between the Mormons a... See More  

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688639

Sloat takes command of California during the Mexican War.. Mormon War has ended?

Item #688639

September 26, 1846

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 26, 1846



* Commodore John D. Sloat

* Mexican-American War

* Claims California for U.S.

* Illinois Mormon War ending

* Nauvoo, Hancock County




 Inside has a very historic article headed: "The Pacific Squadron - Commodore Sloat Takes Possession of California". The letter reports that Commodore Sloat has taken possession of Calif... See More  

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686992

California Gold... The Mormon Temple... Astor Place Riot...

Item #686992

May 16, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., May 16, 1849  The front page has two columns taken up with the reports from various newspapers on the Astor Place Riot which resulted in nearly 30 deaths.

Page 3 has most of a column headed: "Later From California" with reports from the on-going gold rush. Also: "Mexico--California". 

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686984

Fremont's Expedition... Communists at Nauvoo...

Item #686984

April 30, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., April 30, 1849  The front page has a Mormon-related article: "French Communists At Nauvoo". It includes in part: "...As for the temple, which was burnt last year & of which only the four walls remain, our intention is to re-establish it...Our morality is pure, founded on marriage & domestic ties. Our religion is christianit... See More  

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685163

Mormons vs. the Anti-Mormons... On Iowa & Wisconsin joining the Union... The Mexican War...

Item #685163

September 19, 1846

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 19, 1846



* Illinois Mormon War - Mormonism

* Nauvoo, Hancock County


* Wisconsin & Iowa joining the Union

* Mexican-American War




 Page 5 has a report headed: "States Ofd The Union - The New States--Iowa and Wisconsin" with reports on both. Iowa formally joined the Union in December, 1846, and Wisconsin not until May, 1848.

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685155

Nice on the capture of slave ships... Last sermon of Brigham Young before Utah...

Item #685155

March 21, 1846

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, March 21, 1846  The front page has an editorial concerning the Mexican War: "Shall We Have Peace or War?" Page 3 has a report: "Slavers Captured" being an account of the capture of the slave ships Panther, Patuxent, and Pons. Note that although slavery continued until the Civil War, the importation of slaves was outlawed in 1808.

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685131

Anticipating trouble with the Mormons...

Item #685131

October 12, 1844

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 12, 1844  The back page has a report: "Mormon Troubles" which mentions in part: "Governor Ford, concentrated some 5 to 800 of the Illinois militia in the neighborhood of Nauvoo to frustrated the wolf hunt...he had writs issued against the whole of the guard that were on duty at the time the Smiths were murdered, and there was a squa... See More  

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685119

Joseph Smith as a candidate for President...

Item #685119

May 18, 1844

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 18, 1844



* Mormons leader Joseph Smith

* Election campaign for president

* 1st presidential candidate to be killed




Page 2 has a report under: "Political--Presidential" which discusses the various candidates for the presidency. Included in the discussion is mention of Joseph Smith, leader of the Mormons.

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685118

Trouble with the Mormons in Illinois... Slave ships...

Item #685118

April 13, 1844

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, April 13, 1844 



* Mormons - Mormonism

* Nauvoo, Illinois




An inside page has a brief item discussed in the federal Congress with a small heading: "Mormons" noting: "Mr. Semple presented a memorial from the mayor & aldermen of Nauvoo, that a separate territorial government may be extended to that city; also from 3,419 citizens ... See More  

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685079

Mormons are building the Nauvoo Temple... Tyler's state-of-the-union address...

Item #685079

October 02, 1841

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 2, 1841  The back page has a small report: "Mormons" noting in part: "Joseph Smith, the leader of this sect, has resigned the editorial chair of the 'Times and Seasons' to John Taylor, who tells us that 'The Temple of God in Nauvoo' is progressing by the voluntary labor of the 'Saints' who turn out with their... See More  

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684973

On Joseph Smith and his failed presidential campaign in 1844...

Item #684973

June 22, 1844

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, June 22, 1844  It is not known by many today that Joseph Smith, leader of the Latter-Day Saints, ran for president of the United States in 1844.

After several years of harassment and persecution in Missouri and Illinois, Smith wrote to five men expected to be candidates for the presidency, asking each what he would do to protect the citizenship rights... See More  

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684969

Rare & lengthy account of Joseph Smith running for President...

Item #684969

June 08, 1844

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, June 8, 1844 



* Joseph Smith running for U.S. president

* Mormons - Mormonism - Latter-Day Saints




It is not known by many today that Joseph Smith, leader of the Latter-Day Saints, ran for president of the United States in 1844.

After several years of harassment and persecution in Missouri and Illinois, Smith wrote to five men expected to be can... See More  

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684902

On arresting Joseph Smith...

Item #684902

July 22, 1843

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 22, 1843 



* On the arrest of Joseph Smith

* Mormonism - Mormons

* Nauvoo, Illinois




Page 3 has a somewhat brief article with a small heading: "Joe Smith" noting in part: "The sheriff of Jackson county...published a long letter explaining the manner in which he arrested this distinguished personal & the troubles...... 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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175328

Irrigation in the West...

Item #175328

September 22, 1888

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 22, 1888  Full front pg. illus. of "To the Rescue" by W.A. Rogers. Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Bar room Politics." Full pg. illus. of "Canoeing In the North Woods-A "Carry"."

Doublepage centerfold of "Re-Enforcements." Three large illus. of "Some Toilers of the Sea." Two small portraits o... See More  

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173228

American Indians... The beach at Long Branch...

Item #173228

August 22, 1868

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 22, 1868  The front page of the issue features a nearly half page illustration "Rogers, the Sculptor, Modeling His Colossal Statue of America, at Rome, June, 1868"  Nearly half page illustration of: 'Governor W.F.M. Arny's Indian Expedition' shows him with 13 Indians. Halfpg: 'On the Docks After a Hot Day'.  An arti... See More  

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174758

Mormons in Kirtland... Ocklawaha River, Florida...

Item #174758

April 07, 1883

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 7, 1883   Half of the ftpg. shows: 'On the Ocklawaha River, Florida'. Halfpg: 'The Mormon Reunion at Kirtland, Ohio' includes 'The Prophet Joseph Smith' & 'The Old Temple at Nauvoo'. Fullpg. with 5 scenes: 'Incidents of the Milk War'. Doublepage centerfold on breaking the ice on the Mississippi.

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