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

Item #678099

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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War with Germany has ended...

Item #678058

May 07, 1945


* Germany Surrenders

* V-E day - Nazis quit

The bold banner headline above the masthead announces: "NAZIS SURRENDER" with subheads and related pictorial. (see) Great for display.

Twelve pages, some tiny margin tears, generally nice.

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Mormons in Salt Lake City... Brigham Young...

Item #677422

November 03, 1871


* Mormonism - Mormons

* Polygamy - Salt Lake City, Utah

* William Henry Hooper interview

* Leader Brigham Young

The top of page 4 has one column headings: "THE MORMON MUDDLE" "Polygamy Will Be Surrendered if Present Marriages are Legitimatized by Law" and more. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, irregular along t... See More  

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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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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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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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A great Western-themed cover print...

Item #673768

March 16, 1895

THE DESERET WEEKLY, Salt Lake City, Utah, March 16, 1895  This paper calls itself a: "Pioneer Publication of the Rocky Mountain Region - Truth and Liberty" as noted in the masthead.  See the photo for the very decorative & large front page illustration, which shows settlers traveling, the Mormon temple, an early train, etc.

Articles within include: "Graham County, Ari... See More  

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Wealth of Mormon content... The Colored Convention...

Item #673151

April 14, 1872

NEW YORK TIMES, April 14, 1872  Front page first column heads have: "THE MORMONS " "Inside View of the Political Struggles in Utah" "What a Gentile Has to Say-The Aims of the Mormon Leader-Why They Seek Admission to the Union-Interesting Statements" with the report taking 3 columns.

Among the subheads are; "Polygamy Not The Chief Grievance" &q
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The new book: "Utah and the Mormons"...

Item #673134

July 15, 1854

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 15, 1854  Page 7 has a full column report of a new book published titled: "Utah And The Mormons" by Benjamin Ferris, containing many excerpts.

Ferris was appointed as Secretary of the Territory of Utah in 1852 and clashed with the Mormons during his 6 month stay. Part of the introduction of the book's excerpts include: "...His book contains little sp... See More  

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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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Horace Greeley at Salt Lake City...

Item #672989

August 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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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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Much on the Mormons...

Item #672349

November 19, 1857

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 19, 1857 

* Mormons - Mormonism

* Governor Brigham Young

* Proclamation of martial law

* Utah War declaration

In the issue the day after the historic Proclamation of martial law issued by Brigham Young, this issue continues with much Mormon reporting.

Page 4 has most of a column headed: "The Latest News" "The Mormon War" "The Dispatches... See More  

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 and the Mormons...

Item #666796

May 21, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 21, 1857  Page 3 has an article: "Utah Territory" which mentions in part: "A part of 16 persons arrived at St. Louis...from Salt Lake City...a large number of missionaries to be dispatched to all parts of the world. Brigham Young was planning an excursion of exploration & pleasure to one of the Mormon settlements on Salmon... See More  

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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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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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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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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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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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Map of the new western territories...

Item #665989

April 10, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 10, 1861 

* Civil War beginning soon (2 days away)

* Fort Sumter about to be attacked

* History about to be made

Although there is much interesting content concerning the events just before the outbreak of the Civil War & the bombing of Fort Sumter, the prime content is the rather large page 6 map headed: "The New Territories: Colorado, Nevada, and Dak... 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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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. 

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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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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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