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689644

1900 Scofield Mine disaster...

Item #689644

May 02, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 2, 1900



* Scofield, Carbon County, Utah mining disaster

* Pleasant Valley Coal Company mine explosion




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "APPALLING DISASTER" with subheads. (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... See More  

Item from Catalog 322 (released for September, 2022)...

Added to Catalog #322 after the original version went to print. It is only available on-line.

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689593

1900 Scofield Mine disaster...

Item #689593

May 02, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 2, 1900



* Scofield, Carbon County, Utah mining disaster

* Pleasant Valley Coal Company mine explosion




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "MINE HORROR GROWS DEATH LIST NEAR 300" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not total... See More  

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688175

Michael Jordan wins 6th & last NBA title in 1998...

Item #688175

June 15, 1998

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 15, 1998



* Michael Jordan last NBA championship (6th) (MVP)

* Chicago Bulls basketball - Phil Jackson

* Utah Jazz - Karl Malone - John Stockton




The top of the front page has a two column color photo showing Michael Jordan with heading: "The Chicago Six"

The front page of the sport's section has a headline: "A Rousing Six-cess" with subhead a... See More  

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687269

The San Francisco earthquake and fire...

Item #687269

April 21, 1906

THE INTER-MOUNTAIN REPUBLICAN, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 21, 1906  This issue has one of the better front page reports having both a nice graphic and a banner headline.

"FLAMES FOUGHT TO STANDSTILL AND FINALLY CONTROLLED BY SAN FRANCISCO'S HEROES" with various related subheads. A dramatic graphic as well captioned: "San Francisco On Fire".

Complete in 12 pages, ver... See More  

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686957

The Mormons' new home... Gold in California...

Item #686957

March 22, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 22, 1849  



* California gold rush - 49ers

* Mormons at Salt Lake City

* Mormonism - emigration




Two-thirds of a column on page 3 is taken up with: "The Mormons" which notes in part: "...Seven thousand of them have found a resting place in the most remarkable spot on the American continent...to follow after a new Jerusalem ... See More  

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686572

Mormon attack... Brigham Young on the Indians & U.S. forces...

Item #686572

November 17, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 17, 1857  This issue has multiple reports regarding the Mormon tensions of mid-late 1857. Page 2 begins with a full column article headed: "A Reply to Brigham Young" which kicks off with Young's detailed letter on how to handle the Indians, followed by the response of J.W. Denver, Commissioner of Indian Affairs. Both letters d... 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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686371

1938 Midvale UT school bus disaster....

Item #686371

December 02, 1938

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 2, 1938



* Midvale UT school bus - train disaster

* Riverton & South Jordan Utah children




The top of page 9 has a one column heading: "23 DIE AS TRAIN HITS SCHOOL BUS IN SNOWSTORM" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the school bus disaster near Midvale, Utah. This was the worse school bus accident in U.S. history and lead to new laws re... See More  

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683474

Magic Johnson drafted 1st in the NBA...

Item #683474

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. First report coverage continues on page 6. Page 7, under "Basketball", has the list of the fir... See More  

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683241

Nice masthead in this early Utah newspaper...

Item #683241

September 09, 1873

THE OGDEN JUNCTION, Utah, Sept. 9, 1873 



* Rare old West publication

* Utah territory - nice masthead




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.

The front page reports on: "A Fearful Land-Slide". Insi... See More  

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683233

From 1884 Auburn, California...

Item #683233

April 19, 1884

THE PLACER HERALD, Auburn, Placer County, California, April 19, 1884 



* Rare Old West publication



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 Co... See More  

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682928

The Mormons want to be a state in the Union...

Item #682928

February 28, 1850

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 28, 1850  



* Mormons - Mormonism

* Early Salt Lake City, Utah

* Statehood in the Union ?




One and one-half columns on page 3 are taken up with: "The State of Deseret" concerning the Mormon's settling in Utah. It begins: "Mention is frequently made of Deseret, as the name of a Territory settled by the people commonly... See More  

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682815

California becomes a state... Key acts in the Compromise of 1850...

Item #682815

September 12, 1850

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 12, 1850 



* California joins the Union (statehood)

* From the nation's capital




Not only does page 3 contain the official Act of Congress creating California as a state, the report is in the newspaper which was the unofficial voice of the government in any matters political.

Page 3 has: "An Act for the Admission of the State of C... See More  

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682682

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

Item #682682

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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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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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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681531

Rare newspaper printed on board a transcontinental train...

Item #681531

June 27, 1870

TRANS-CONTINENTAL, Promontory Point, Utah, June 27, 1870 



* First Transcontinental Railroad "Overland Route"

* Very first excursion published newspaper (#8)




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 issue... See More  

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$377.00
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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681312

Three documents signed by Abraham Lincoln...

Item #681312

December 15, 1863

ARMY & NAVY OFFICIAL GAZETTE, Washington, D.C., Dec 15, 1863  As would be suspected, filled with official intelligence regarding the military, with a wealth of Civil War content. Included are: "Peace with the Indians in Utah" "School of the Soldier - Aiming & Firing As Skirmisher Sitting" "Deserters from Regiments Mustered Out of Service" 

There is ... 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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678991

A.B. Frost prints... Color Ivory Soap advertisment...

Item #678991

November 12, 1898

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 12, 1898  Full ftpg. by A.B. Frost shows a man having fallen off his bicycle. Doublepage centerfold: 'With our Troops in the Philippines--Before & After the Fall of Manila'. Halfpg: 'In & About Havana'. Displayable A.B. Frost hunting print: 'Rail Shooting' shows shooting a bird from a boat.  Also includes a full page... See More  

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678384

Reporting the big event--the East and West have been joined...

Item #678384

May 11, 1869

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 11, 1869 



* Completing the Transcontinental railroad

* Last spike driven at Promontory Point




The front page has 1 1/2 columns taken up with this historic reporting of the completion of the transcontinental railroad which officially happened the day before.

The top of the first column has heads: "THE PACIFIC RAILROAD" "The Official Announcement of I... See More  

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678353

Four issue set on Fremont's famous second Western Expedition...

Item #678353

August 19, 1845

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., a set of four issues dated August 19, 21, 26 & 28, 1845 containing the text of: "Captain Fremont's Second Exploring 'Expedition" to the West.



* John C. Fremont

* Western expedition




During the years of 1842–54 Fremont personally led and directed five western expeditions. This set of issues details his lengthy repor
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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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677222

Great map on the progress of the trans-continental railroad...

Item #677222

January 18, 1867

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 18, 1867 



* Construction of the Transcontinental Railroad map



A terrific issue on the trans-continental railroad, as closer to half of page 2 is taken up with a large and very detailed map headed: "THE PACIFIC RAILWAYS".

The map shows from Illinois to California and shows the routes of the Union Pacific Railroad and the Central Pacific Railroad and noti... See More  

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677185

The transcontinental railroad is completed...

Item #677185

May 12, 1869

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 12, 1869  



* Completing the Transcontinental railroad

* Last spike driven at Promontory Point




Page 5 has: "The Pacific Railroad" reporting on the completion of the historic, transcontinental railroad. Subheads note: "The Ceremonies at the Completion--How They Waited for the News in Washington--Enthusiasm in California... 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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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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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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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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675494

The Mormon rebellion...

Item #675494

May 10, 1877

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, May 10, 1877  Among the front page articles: "UTAH" "The Rebellious Latter-Day Saints--Belligerent Talk in the Tabernacle" and more.

Four pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, generally good condition. A bit fragile so should be handled carefully.

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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

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 Unshe... 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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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  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 compos... 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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$49.00
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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$47.00
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