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Mormon unrest in Salt Lake City... Gentiles...

Item #672624

September 08, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 8, 1870

* Mormonism - Mormons - Gentiles

* Unrest in Salt Lake City, Utah

The top of page 8 has one column headings: "MORMONISM" "Excitement in Salt Lake City-Mormon Outrages on Persons and Property..." (see) Text takes up just over one full column.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, a little margin wear, generally nice.... See More  

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1935 George Weyerhaeuser kidnapping....

Item #672302

June 10, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 10, 1935

* George Weyerhaeuser kidnapping

* Tacoma, Washington (freed)

* Suspects captured - Harmon Metz Waley

The top of the front page has a two column headline: "COUPLE CAUGHT IN UTAH CONFESS THEY KIDNAPPED THE WEYERHAEUSER BOY" with subheads. (see) More on page 3 with two related photos. Lengthy text. First report coverage on the capture of George Wey... 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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Ann Eliza divorces Brigham Young... Mormons...

Item #672003

August 06, 1873


* Ann Eliza Young

* Brigham Young divorce

* Mormons - polygamy

Page has an article headed: "Utah" "Mrs. Young No. 17 in the Hands of Her Lawyers...". See image for text.

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

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Utah to be a sovereign Mormon state ?...

Item #671902

April 08, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 8, 1872

* Utah to be a sovereign state ?

* Mormons - Mormonism - polygamy

* Brigham Young - Orson Pratt

The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "The Proposed Mormon State" "Brigham Young Throwing Dust Into Congressional Eyes" "The Apostle Pratt Proclaims Polygamy To Be Irrevocable" and more. (see) Text takes up almos... 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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1869 Promontory Summit, Utah growth...

Item #669110

September 24, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 24, 1869

* Promontory Summit - Point - Utah

* How the area has grown since "Last Spike"

* re. Transcontinental Railroad

The top of page 9 has small headings: "The Great West" "Promontory Summit--The Changes in Railroad Towns--The Moral and Physical Elements of the Town...". (see) The famous "last spike" was driven in just ... See More  

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1944 Theodore Roosevelt Jr. death.... WWII Normandy...

Item #668512

July 14, 1944

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 14, 1944

* Theodore "Ted" Roosevelt Jr. death

* Utah Beach World War II Normandy

* World War II - WWII - Post D-Day

The front page has a two column heading: "Theodore Roosevelt, 56, Dies On Normandy Battlefield" with subhead and photo. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues on page 8. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history re... 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 is the law of the land...

Item #666645

April 01, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 1, 1857  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; the only law known, or obeyed in the law of the church, and that is the will ... 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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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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Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad...

Item #665884

May 11, 1869

NEW YORK HERALD, May 11, 1869 

* Completing the Transcontinental railroad

* Last spike driven at Promontory Point

A great issue celebrating the completion of the historic transcontinental railroad. East meets West.

The first column begins with nice heads: "THE PACIFIC RAILROAD" "The Last Rail Laid and the Last Spike Drive" "San Francisco and New York Linked to... 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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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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Creating the Jefferson Territory...

Item #662251

November 26, 1859

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 26, 1859 

* Provisional Government of the Territory of Jefferson

* Pre Colorado Territory

Page 2 has an intriguing article: "A New Territory" "The New Territory of Jefferson--Election for Delegate to "Congress--Meeting of the Legislature..." which is followed by: "Governor's Message - History of the Organization of the New Territor... 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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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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James Garfield's inauguration and inaugural address...

Item #656697

March 09, 1881

THE DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah (Territory), March 9, 1881 

* James A. Garfield inauguration

* Inaugural address - uncommon title

Page 8 has: "The Inauguration" with some details of it, followed by: "Garfield's Inaugural Address" which carries over to take more than half of page 9.  Tragically, he would be assassinated less than 4 months later.

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Buchanan's 1857 state-of-the-union address to the nation...

Item #655321

December 09, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 9, 1857 

* President James Buchanan

* State of the Union Address

* Best title to be had - rare a such

A portion of the front page and most of page 2 are taken up with: "The President's Message" which was the annual state-of-the-union address of the President to the nation, signed in type at its conclusion: James Buchan... See More  

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Brigham Young's Proclamation of martial law throughout Utah...

Item #655297

November 20, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 20, 1857 

* Mormons - Mormonism

* Governor Brigham Young

* Proclamation of martial law

* Utah War delcaration

Page 3 contains one of the more historic documents in Mormon history, with the report headed: "The Mormon Treason" which is primarily occupied by the: "Proclamation By The Governor" which is signed in ty... See More  

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Utah outlaws polygamy, joins the Union...

Item #655134

January 04, 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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Nice masthead in this early Utah newspaper...

Item #654552

March 25, 1873

THE OGDEN JUNCTION, Utah, March 25, 1873 

* Rare Old west title

* Utah territory

The masthead includes prints of two trains coming together, signifying the celebration at nearby Promontory Point of the joining of the East and West Coast by railroad. This issue is from 23 years before Utah statehood.

Page 2 has: "Woman Suffrage in Utah" "The Governorship of Utah" &q... See More  

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Standardville, Utah mining disaster...

Item #654490

February 08, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, February 8, 1930 

* Standardville, Utah (ghost town) 

* Mine explosion disaster

This 32 page newspaper has one column headlines on the back page (page 32) that include: "20 UTAH MINERS DIE IN GAS EXPLOSION" "Nine Are Rescued as Carbon Monoxide Sweeps Through Standardville Coal Shaft" and more. (see)

Tells of the Standardv... See More  

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Mormons... Gold Rush in the Northwest... The slavery issue...

Item #653652

August 13, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 13, 1858 

* Fraser River gold rush

* Mormons - Mormonism

* Slavery in America

A full column of the ftpg. is on the gold discoveries & mining in the Northwest with: "The Frazer River Gold Mines" "Disappointment, Revulsion of Feeling & Suffering Among the Miners" "Important Gold Discoveries in Washington Territory" with more (s... See More  

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Prelude to the Lincoln-Douglas debates...

Item #652686

July 27, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, July 27, 1858 

* Abraham Lincoln

* To hit national stage

* Question of slavery

Page 2 has a lengthy article: "The Illinois Campaign" "Mr. Douglas on the Kansas Question...".

This speech was on July 16, 1858 and concerned the slavery question, which would be a prelude to the Lincoln-Douglas debates which began in August for the Illinois Senate sea... See More  

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Governor of Utah meets with the Mormons...

Item #652496

July 20, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, July 20, 1858 

* Mormons - Mormonism

* Alfred Cummings (governor)

Page 5 has close to half a column headed: "Interesting From Utah" with subheads: "The Conferences between Gov. Cumming, the Peace Commissioners and the Mormon Chiefs--Interesting Letter from a Participant--The Efforts of Gov. Cumming--Personal Appearance of Brigham--Attitude of Leading Sai... See More  

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George Eyston's Thunderbolt speed car photo.....

Item #652149

November 20, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 20, 1937

* Captain George Edward Thomas Eyston

* Land speed record breaker

* Thunderbolt (car)

Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Eyston Sets Auto Record at 311.42 M. P. H., Breaking Campbell Mark on Utah Salt Flats" (see) First report coverage on George Eyston's "Thunderbolt" speed car surpassing Sir Malcolm Ca... See More  

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Bingham Canyon, Utah... Avalanche disaster...

Item #651669

February 18, 1926

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 18, 1926 

* Bingham, Utah

* Avalanche disaster

* Mining - Miners

This 48 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "28 DEAD, 29 MISSING, AS UTAH SNOWSLIDE BURIES MINE HAMLET" "Avalanche Sweeps Down Upon Little Highland Boy in Bingham Outskirts" "Smothers Sleeping Miners" and more. (see)

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Baseball, the Mormons, the Indians...

Item #649861

August 09, 1867

NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 9, 1867  The front page has: "Indian Affairs - the Indian Commission at St. Louis--Arrangements for the Future--Gen. Sherman's Instructions to Gen. Hancock" and "Affairs In Utah - The Reported Split Among the Mormons--The Truth of the Affair--New Gold Fields" and "The Surratt Trial". Plus there is ore on the Mary Surratt trial on page 4.

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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...".

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1885 Auburn, California...

Item #649786

October 24, 1885

THE PLACER HERALD, Auburn, Placer County, California, October 24, 1885

* Rare Old West title

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 ... See More  

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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.

If an image(s) is shown, it is only representative of the style and condition of what you will receive. Actual items will vary.

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Capture of a rebel earthwork...

Item #648767

January 22, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 22, 1863  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "From the Rappahannock" "Burnside Across the River--A Battle Progressing--The Rebel Position Flanked--General Hooker Mortally Wounded [not true]" "A Daring Reconnaissance Near Fort Caswell" "Capture of a Rebel Earthwork..." "Movement for the Admission of Utah as a Sta... See More  

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Muhammad Ali's 6th pro fight...

Item #648074

April 21, 1961

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 21, 1961

* Muhammad Ali - Cassius Clay

* 6th professional boxing match

* Very rare report when still unknown

The sport's section (page 45) under a very small and discrete one column heading: "Wednesday Night Fight" is a brief and inconspicuous report reading: "Cassius Clay, 192, Louisville, knocked out Lamar Clark, 181 1/2, Cedar City, Utah, 2&q... See More  

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Mormons still rule Utah...

Item #648072

September 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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From Utah, nine years before statehood...

Item #645949

January 19, 1881

THE DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah (Territory), Jan. 19, 1881  

* Mormons - Mormonism

A notable newspaper from this Mormon community with a wide range of content both local & national. Complete in 8 pages, but it was never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet. Great condition.

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Magic Johnson drafted 1st in the NBA...

Item #645150

June 26, 1979

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 26, 1979

* Earvin "Magic" Johnson drafted

* NBA basketball - Los Angeles Lakers

* Best title to be had ?

The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a two column heading: "Lakers Take 3-Point Stance in NBA Draft" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues on page 6. Page 7 under "Basketball" has the list of the first... See More  

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Boxing's first world championship... The Pony Express....

Item #643377

May 07, 1860

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 7, 1860 

* John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers

* First World boxing championship match

Page 5 has a one column head: "Four Days Later From Europe" "The Prize Fight" "Letters From Heenan" "He Claims the Belt or Another Fight". This was the famous match with Sayers, considered as boxing's first world championship. "...Not h... See More  

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Venomous comments about the Mormons...

Item #639593

August 26, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 26, 1858 

* Post Utah War - Mormons

* Misery among the settlers

Page 4 has three-quarters of a column headed: "The Breaking Up of Mormonism--Condition of Affairs in Utah" which begins: "The ignorance, misery and destitution on the part of the people, and the folly, rascality and greed on the part of the leaders of the Mormons in Utah, which have bee... See More  

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Burning of the Quarantine Hospital in Staten Island...

Item #639111

September 02, 1858

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 2, 1858  Page 4 has a column headed: "Great Conflagration at Staten Island" "Destruction of the Quarantine Establishment" with much detail on the burning of the Quarantine Hospital, the city's first line of defense against migrant-borne infectious diseases. Also: "News From Utah" and "From St. Louis...Colored Emigration to Hayti&quo... See More  

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Wichita State football plane crash...

Item #637587

October 03, 1970

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, October 3, 1970

* Wichita State University football team

* Martin 4-0-4 airplane crash (1st report)

* Rocky Mountains

This 12 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page: "13 Wichita Grid Players Among 29 Killed In Crash". Tells of the Wichita State University football team airplane crash.

Other news of the day. Light brownin... See More  

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Charles Dickens... Dr. Livingstone... Brigham Young...

Item #636094

November 28, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 28, 1857   The front page article: 'Dr. Livingstone's Discoveries in Africa' includes a nice nearly half-page illustration of the famous 'The Victoria Falls of the Leeambye or Zambesi River, Called by the Natives Mosyoatunyo (Smoke-Sounding)'.

A text article: "The Mormon War" which is dealing with the quarrel over hos... See More  

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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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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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The Mormons in Utah... Electricity comes to Utah...

Item #633210

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 (see). 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 t... See More  

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The Mormons in Utah... Electricity comes to Utah...

Item #633209

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 (see). 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 t... See More  

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