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

Item #702379

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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The Mormons have abandoned Salt Lake City...

Item #701071

July 15, 1858

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 15, 1858 

* Brigham Young - Mormons - Mormonism

* Salt Lake City evacuated - Utah War ending

Page 3 has: "The Latest From Utah--The Mormons Abandoning Salt Lake" which notes in part: "...Young and the rest of the Mormons...had evacuated the city and gone south to Provo. The city looked almost completely deserted. Peace... See More  

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1942 Ensign Peak United Flight 4 disaster...

Item #701069

May 01, 1942


* Ensign Peak, Wasatch Mountains Range

* United Flight 4 airplane crash disaster

* Salt Lake City, Utah

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "18 DIE AS AIRLINER HITS PEAK IN UTAH AND CATCHES FIRE" with subheads. (see images)

Complete with 28 pages, rag edition in great condition.... See More  

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End of "The Mormon" publication in 1857...

Item #700971

October 08, 1857

THE CIRCULAR, Oneida, New York, Oct. 8, 1857 

* Brigham Young sermon on Women & provisions

* The Mormon (newspaper) ends publication

* Mormons - Mormonism - 1855-1857

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, maki... See More  

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The Mormons vs. the U.S. Army...

Item #699168

July 24, 1858

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 24, 1858 

* Gen. Albert S. Johnston

* Utah War expedition ending

Page 3 has: "News From Salt Lake City" which notes in part: "...Gen. Johnston was entering the city. The Mormons were still at Provo...Communication between the Peace Commissioners and Brigham Young was kept up daily...The Mormons would not rent their hou... See More  

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Apostle Wilford Woodruff's Sermon - Salt Lake City pre-Utah Statehood 1882 Newspaper...

Item #699039

December 18, 1882

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, (Utah Territory), June 10, 1882  

* Mormons - Mormonism

* Wilford Woodruff sermon

The front page has 4 1/2 columns dedicated to: "Discourse by Apostle Wilford Woodruff Delivered In The Tabernacle, May 14th, 1882". The topics include: "Liberty of Conscience", "Man Accountable to God", "The Fall of Adam an... See More  

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The Mormon/Utah War... The Kansas problem...

Item #698406

December 29, 1857

THE NORWALK EXPERIMENT, Huron County, Ohio, Dec. 29, 1857

* The Mormon/Utah War

* Brigham Young's sermon of defiance

* Give the President a piece of his mind

The front page has the bold single column heading: "THE MORMONS WAR", with subheadings: "Their Prophet Defies the Powers that be, in the name of Israel's God!", and "The Priest and People cry Ame... See More  

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How to make a wine market in California...

Item #697953

July 18, 1868

DAILY ALTA CALIFORNIA, San Francisco, July 18, 1868  A wide variety of news reports both local and regional and a huge quantity of ads as well.

Among the articles: "A Man With Eight Wives Who Does Not Live in Utah" "Lynch Law in Minnesota--Letter From Gov. Marshall" "Letter From Lake Tahoe" & more.

Four pages, a very large size newspaper, never bound nor tr... See More  

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Buchanan's state-of-the-union address... Latest from the "Mormon country"...

Item #697950

December 28, 1859

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 28, 1859  Page 3 has most of a column headed: "From The Mormon Country" datelined at "Great Salt Lake City" which provides a rather inclusive 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 the details. 

Over an entire page, spread on very ... See More  

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

Item #697823

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

Item #697822

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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Brigham Young proclaims martial law...

Item #697646

November 19, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 19, 1857 

* Mormons - Mormonism

* Governor Brigham Young

* Proclamation of martial law

* Utah War declaration

Page three has: "Important From The Utah Expedition" which includes official intelligence confirming the Mormon attack and burning of 78 of the government's wagons filled with military supplies. This event hap... See More  

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Mormons & Utah... The pros and cons of polygamy...

Item #696947

June 20, 1866

WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Massachusetts, June 20, 1866  

* Mormons - Mormonism

* Salt Lake City, Utah

* Brigham Young - polygamy

The front page has a one column head: "Utah and the Mormons".

The article is over a full column in length and provides great details of the life-styles of Mormon life, including the pros and cons of polygamy; how some of the wives get along and o... See More  

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Quite uncommon Mormon publication...

Item #696883

September 01, 1881

THE CONTRIBUTOR, Salt Lake City, Utah, September, 1881

* Very rare publication

* Mormons - Mormonism

 This is an uncommon title from the Mormon press. It was an independent publication associated with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) between 1879 and 1896. A monthly periodical, it sought to represent the Young Men's and Young Ladies' Mutual Impr... See More  

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

Item #695780

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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Utah, pre-statehood...

Item #695599

December 18, 1872

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, (Utah Territory), Dec. 18, 1872  

* Mormons - Mormonism

* Pre Statehood

Various news of the day from the capital of the Mormons, and from 24 years before Utah would become a state. A great wealth of ads as well.

Sixteen pages, 11 by 16 pages, just as it came off the press so never bound nor trimmed & folding out to one large sheet, great cond... See More  

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The California Gold Rush, and great on the creation of Salt Lake City...

Item #693470

October 13, 1849

THE WEEKLY CHRONOTYPE, Boston, Oct. 13, 1849  

* Mormons - Mormonism

* Salt Lake City, Utah creation

* California gold rush

The very last article on the front page is: "More Gold" noting in part: "...that Captain Joseph Welden has remitted to his family $3,000 in California gold...Capt. Welden sailed from this port for California in December...and since her arrival...h... See More  

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Death of the President, as reported out West...

Item #693196

September 21, 1881

THE DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, Sept. 21, 1881  

* President James A. Garfield assassination death

This was the very first newspaper to publish in Utah, having begun in 1850.

Page 8 has all columns black-bordered and a report: "Death Of President Garfield" and also: "Full Particulars".

Complete in 16 pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out... See More  

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The historic Clawson polygamy case...

Item #693116

October 16, 1884


* Rudger Clawson polygamy trial

* Quorum of the Twelve Apostles

* Mormons - Mormonism

Page 2 has: "A Polygamist on Trial" being a report from Salt Lake, Utah Territory,  on the rather famous case of Rudger Clawson.

Clawson was the first practicing polygamist to be convicted and serve a sentence after the passage of the Edmunds... See More  

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Karl Malone announces retirement...

Item #693055

February 12, 2005

SPORT'S SECTION ONLY of the Los Angeles Times, Feb. 12, 2005

* Karl "The Mailman" Malone retirement announcement

* Utah Jazz power forward - NBA basketball superstar

The top of the front page of this section has a one column heading: "Malone Makes a Final Call" with subheads and small photo. Coverage continues on page 5 with two more photos and a list of his accompl... See More  

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Converting to Mormonism...

Item #693029

May 25, 1874

NEW YORK TIMES, May 25, 1874  

* Leader Brigham Young era

* Converting to Mormonism - Mormons

Page 4 has: "Mormon Converts" which is a telegram from Salinas, California, noting in part: "... About two months ago two missionaries of Mormonism from Utah came to Long Valley...They met with such success in their labors...they have converted...all the families residing in tha... See More  

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Congress deals with the polygamy issue in Utah...

Item #693021

June 03, 1874

NEW YORK TIMES, June 3, 1874  

* Mormons - Mormonism

* Polygamy & U.S. Congress

Page 4 has: "The Mormon Question In Congress" which mentions in part: "...passed a bill for the regulation of the courts in Utah. The principal object of the biukll...involving polygamy and polygamists to be tried before Judges and juries who do not believe in polygamy...This bill raises ... See More  

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Much reporting on the Mormon War...

Item #692517

June 19, 1858

NEW YORK TIMES, June 19, 1858 

* The Utah War - Mormon Rebellion

The front page has over a full column of the latest news on the troubling Mormon situation in Utah, heads reading: "Further From Utah" "Arrival of Seventy Mormon Families at Camp Scott" "The Utah News" and "Details of Advices Previously Received by Telegraph" The full text is seen in... See More  

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Mormons on the move...

Item #692516

June 16, 1858

NEW YORK TIMES, June 16, 1858  Page 4 has: "General Johnston's Utah Dispatches Laid Before the Cabinet" concerning the Mormon rebellion, and page 5 has reports headed: "Important From Utah" "40,000 Mormons Moving Southward" "Ineffectual Attempts of Gov. Cumming to Stop the Hegira" "The Indians Annoying the Mormons--The Peace Commissioners, etc.... See More  

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

Item #692515

June 22, 1858

NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1858 

* Utah War - Mormons

* Brigham Young

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

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

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Printed the day of Lincoln's "House Divided" speech... Much on the Mormons...

Item #692513

June 17, 1858

NEW YORK TIMES, June 17, 1858  Near the top of the front page is: "Illinois Republican State Convention" is a report datelined Springfield, Ill., Wednesday, June 16. The one paragraph report concerns the first day of the convention noting in part: "...that the convention met today and that ...Resolutions were adopted endorsing the Philadelphia platform and denouncing the Dre
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Wagon trains passing Fort Laramie... The Territory of Utah...

Item #692182

August 17, 1850

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, (Greensboro), North Carolina, August 17, 1850  Rarely are we able to secure antebellum newspapers from this city.

Fully half of the front page is taken up with: "Texas and New Mexico - Message From President Fillmore" dated Aug. 6, 1850. In this historic message, Fillmore announces his support of the compromise with Texas. He sends a message to Congress r... See More  

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1938 Midvale UT school bus disaster....

Item #692101

December 02, 1938

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, December 2, 1938

* Midvale UT school bus - train disaster

* Riverton & South Jordan Utah children

The top of the front page has a three column headline: "26 CHILDREN KILLED WHEN TRAIN STRIKES SCHOOL BUS IN UTAH" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the school bus disaster near Midvale, Utah. This was the worse school bus accident in U.S. histo... See More  

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Victoria Woodhull in court... Brigham Young's winter home... The infamous Sid Wallace...

Item #691809

March 14, 1874

NEW YORK TIMES, March 14, 1874  The back page has: "The Woodhull-Challis Libel" "Close of the Trial--The Jury Locked Up For the Night".

The front page has; "Execution In Arkansas" "A Notorious Desperado Dies Impenitent" which concerns the infamous outlaw Sid Wallace. Wallace was a legendary figure from the Reconstruction era, considered either a hero, ... See More  

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A proposed bill meant to "crush out" polygamy in the Utah Territory...

Item #691795

February 28, 1874

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 28, 1874  

* Mormonism - polygamy ? - Mormons

The front page begins with a half-column article: "Execution of The Laws In Utah - A Bill Reported from the Committee on Territories--Severe Provisions Against the 'Peculiar Institution' ".

One bit near the beginning mentions: "...There would seem to be little more needed than this bill to crush o... See More  

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Minnesota described... News from Utah...

Item #691714

November 05, 1852

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 5, 1852  Page 2 begins with nearly 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "Description Of Minnesota Territory" providing much detail on this Territory that would become a state six years later. Also over a full column taken up with: "An Opium Factory - From Household Worlds" the Charles Dickens magazine. 

Page 3 has a small ... See More  

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Disunion & the national crisis... Mormons on Lincoln's election...

Item #691532

December 11, 1860

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 11, 1860  

* Pre-Civil War Southern tensions - secession ?

* Mormons on Abraham Lincoln's election

A great issue from several months before the outbreak of the Civil War, with ominous first column heads including; "THE NATIONAL CRISIS" "The Secession Question Before Congress" "Latest Reports From the South" and more. 

Also o... See More  

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Utah outlaws polygamy, joins the Union...

Item #690810

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:&nbs... See More  

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From the Mormon capital...

Item #690552

December 07, 1881

THE DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, Dec. 7, 1881 

* Mormons - Mormonism

This is from 15 years before Utah would become a state.  Nearly a full page of: "Remarks by Prest. George Q. Cannon". Other items include: "War Incidents - Bravery of General Kane's Bucktails" "Marvelous Adventures of a Legislator Among Indians" "A Desperado Arrested -... See More  

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Brigham Young's Proclamation of martial law... Much more Mormon reporting...

Item #690286

November 18, 1857

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 18, 1857 

* Mormons - Mormonism

* Governor Brigham Young

* Proclamation of martial law

* Utah War declaration

Page 6 contains one of the more historic documents in Mormon history, with the report headed: "The Mormon War" which has a report from military officers on the situation: "...confirming the destruction of the supply trains...".

This ... See More  

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The New York praises the work of Thomas Nast... On the Mormon election...

Item #690219

March 20, 1872

NEW YORK TIMES, March 20, 1872  Page 4 has a great editorial on noted political cartoonist Thomas Nast. Logically headed: "Mr. Thomas Nast" the editorial takes over a full column & notes in part: "...Mr. Nast has achieved a reputation which many men of twice his age might well envy, and which will probably outlast the reputations of most men who profess to form and direct p... See More  

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Print of San Francisco... The new Mormon Temple...

Item #689869

July 25, 1857

BALLOU'S PICTORIAL, Boston, July 25, 1857  

* Very early view of San Francisco

* Salt Lake Tabernacle under construction

Formatted much like the more common Harper's Weekly, this illustrated paper printed several years earlier.

The front page features a print of a: "View Of San Francisco, California" which a related article on it as well. Very early view of the young... See More  

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Details on a new & shorter route to California...

Item #689594

October 06, 1859

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 6, 1859 

* James H. Simpson - U.S. Army officer

* Corps of Topographical Engineers

* Utah Expedition to California route

Page 2 has a very lengthy, detailed, 1 1/2 column article: "Discovery Of A New & Shorter Route From Utah to California" signed in type: J. H. Simpson. Wonderfully descriptive.

Simpson was an explore... See More  

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Mormons in the Salt Lake Valley...

Item #689440

January 22, 1870

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Jan. 22, 1870  

* Salt Lake City, Utah scene

* Mormonism - Mormons

* Connecting to Pacific Railroad

A full page has three scenes: "Scene In Salt Lake Valley -- Fortified House On The Plains" "Transporting Railway Ties Across Salt Lake" and "Utah -- Mormons Hauling Wood From The Mountains". Another nice full p... See More  

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The travails of those heading west...

Item #688252

August 16, 1852

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 16, 1852  The bottom of page 3 has two brief items: "From Utah" noting that "...Emigrants were arriving daily on their way to California..." and also: "Capture of Fugitive Slaves" regarding 14 slaves belonging to Mrs. Pendleton had been captured.

Page 3 also has a quite lengthy and detailed letter: "From ... See More  

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Mormons are settling at the Great Salt Lake... Wonderful letter on the Gold Rush of California...

Item #687011

June 28, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 28, 1849 

* California gold rush - 49ers

* Mormons at Salt Lake City

* Mormonism - emigration

Page 2 has 1 1/3 columns taken up with great content headed: "Affairs In California" which is prefaced with: "The following letter from Col. Stevenson to a friend in New York contains a very interesting statement of the cond... See More  

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On the Mountain Meadows Massacre... The 'Bloody Benders'...

Item #685225

April 07, 1877

DAILY MORNING CALL, San Francisco, April 7, 1877  

* Mountain Meadow Massascre

* Mormons - Mormonism

* Bloody Benders family

* Serial Killers arrested ?

Page 2 has: "The Bender Family", the Kansas family of serial killers known as the "Bloody Benders", the report beginning: "The Kansas detectives think they have the Bender family this time, certain. These are... See More  

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

Item #685155

March 21, 1846

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

A... See More  

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Rare newspaper printed on board a transcontinental train...

Item #684698

May 30, 1870

TRANS-CONTINENTAL, Salt Lake City, Utah, May 30, 1870 

* First Transcontinental Railroad "Overland Route"

* Very first excursion published newspaper (#5)

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 e... See More  

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Rare newspaper printed on board a transcontinental train...

Item #684697

May 31, 1870

TRANS-CONTINENTAL, Summit Sierra Nevadas, California, May 31, 1870

* First Transcontinental Railroad "Overland Route"

* Very first excursion published newspaper (#6)

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 i... See More  

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Building the Mormon Temple in 1867...

Item #684629

June 08, 1867

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 8, 1867  

* The Great Mormon Tabernacle at Salt Lake City, Utah

The prime print and article is the nearly half page captioned: "The Great Mormon Tabernacle At Salt Lake" with a related article of the same title. The print shows the famous Temple in the early stages of construction.

Sixteen pages, rejoined at the spine, very nice condit... See More  

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Retaliation for the Custer Massacre...

Item #684544

July 10, 1876

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, July 10, 1876  Among the many page 2 reports is: "1,000 Men, with Horses, Equipments, etc. to Fight the Sioux--A General Outbreak Expected" with the report mentioning in part: "...in regard to the large disaster to the troops in the Indian country, resulting in the massacre of Custer and his command..." with more.

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Earliest use of the term 'underground railroad' we have discovered...

Item #684244

August 28, 1850

SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, New York, Aug. 28, 1850 

* Slavery - slaves - pre-Civil War tensions

* Rare "Underground Railroad" mention

The front page has an article: "From The Plains" which is a great letter concerning those traveling across the country, including Mormons heading to Utah. A few bits include: "The Gold Diggers have all disappeared among the Black Hills... See More  

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Move the Mormon capital to Fillmore City?

Item #683652

November 22, 1858

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 22, 1858  Page 3 includes: "Salt Lake Correspondence" which has various news reports from Utah. One item of discussion is whether the seat of government should be in Fillmore City.

Four pages, small, discrete archival mends in the margins, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Defending the Mormons...

Item #683626

July 07, 1858

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 7, 1858 

* John Milton Bernhisel

* Mormons - Mormonism

* Latter Day Saint movement

The top of page 3 has an article headed: "The Mormons - Appeal to the Public from Mr. Bernhisel, Delegate in Congress from Utah". This is an interesting letter in defense of the Mormons.

John M. Bernhisel was an early member of the Latter D... See More  

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