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681669

1930 Standardville, Utah mining disaster...

Item #681669

February 08, 1930

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 8, 1930 



* Standardville, Utah (ghost town) 

* Mine explosion disaster
 



The top of page 7 has a one column heading: "20 Die In Utah Mine Disaster; 9 of 29 Survive" (see) Related photo is on the back page.

Complete with 28 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.



wikipedia notes: When ... 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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$385.00
676071

Very early issue from the Utah Territory...

Item #676071

March 01, 1855

DESERET NEWS, Great Salt Lake City, (Utah Territory), March 1, 1855  This title was the very first newspaper in the Utah Territory, having begun a bit over 4 years earlier. This is the volume 4, number 51 issue.

The ftpg. has part of a continued article headed: "History of Joseph Smith" which takes 1 1/2 columns, with a lengthy: "Report of the First Presidency" sign... See More  

Item from Catalog 309 (released for August, 2021)...

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$97.00
675647

The Plains Indians... Building the Pacific Railroad...

Item #675647

October 23, 1867

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Oct. 23, 1867  The front page has: "The Indians" which reports from the Plains & at Fort Larned. Included as well is a letter from Fort Sumner, New Mexico concerning the Indian situation mentioning the Navajos, Apaches, and Utahs.

Page 6 has: "The Pacific Railroad" "Railroad Contractors Compelled to Carry On War--The Kansas Indians Fighti... See More  

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675508

Burning of the Quarantine Hospital in Staten Island...

Item #675508

September 02, 1858

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 2, 1858 



* Quarantine Hospital burning

* Bayley Seton Hospital

* Tompkinsville, Staten Island




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... 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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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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674545

Burning of the Quarantine Hospital.... The slave ship Echo...

Item #674545

September 03, 1858

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 3, 1858  The front page is almost entirely taken up with much detail on the burning of the Quarantine Hospital, the city's first line of defense against migrant-borne infectious diseases. First column heads included: "THE STATEN ISLAND ARSON "Full Details of the Burning of the Quarantine Buildings" "Boasts of the Incendiaries" "The U... 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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674387

Salt Lake City to be the home of the Mormons...

Item #674387

November 13, 1847

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 13, 1847 



* Salt Lake City, Utah - Mormonism

* New home of the Mormons - settling




Near the back is a notable article on the Mormons settling upon the what would become Salt Lake City as their new home: "The New Mormon Location" which notes in part: "...a runner came in who was sent on in advance by the Mormon 'Twelve'... See More  

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673788

Malcolm Campbell... Over 300 MPH in automobile...

Item #673788

March 08, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 8, 1935



* Race driver Malcolm Campbell

* Land rocket car speed record at Daytona Beach, Florida




This 44 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page that include: "Campbell Breaks Auto Record, Drives at 276.816 Miles and Hour" and more (see images) Reporting continues on page 29 with related photos (see images).

Other news of the day found t... 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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672794

Rare newspaper printed on board a transcontinental train...

Item #672794

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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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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672302

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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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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669964

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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668512

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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666799

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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666798

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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666795

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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666645

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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666643

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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666641

Brigham Young's troubles...

Item #666641

April 21, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 21, 1857  Page 3 has a report headed: "The Mahomet Of Utah" which begins: "Mr. Brigham Young's prospects are by no means flattering. His hot-bed of infamy and corruption is at last to be overhauled. The false prophet...has braved all hints at extermination, stands an uncommonly good chance of finding his power suddenly v... See More  

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666497

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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665907

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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665883

Nice report on the transcontinental railroad... Celebrations at Promontory Point, Utah...

Item #665883

May 12, 1869

NEW YORK HERALD, May 12, 1869 



* Completing the Transcontinental railroad

* Last spike driven at Promontory Point




Page 7 has very nice reporting on the historic joining of the Central Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads at Promontory Point, Utah, with the ceremonies of the driving in of the final, golden spike signifying the completion of joining the East & West. 

Th
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665136

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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663510

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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662251

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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661007

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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657912

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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656697

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.

Comp... See More  

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655321

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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655297

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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655134

Utah outlaws polygamy, joins the Union...

Item #655134

January 04, 1896

BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, January 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:... See More  

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653652

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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652149

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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651669

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)



Other n... See More  

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649861

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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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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649786

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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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.

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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$39.00
648767

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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$28.00
648074

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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