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On arresting Joseph Smith...

Item #704487

July 22, 1843

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 22, 1843 

* On the arrest of Joseph Smith

* Mormonism - Mormons

* Nauvoo, Illinois

Page 3 has a somewhat brief article with a small heading: "Joe Smith" noting in part: "The sheriff of Jackson county...published a long letter explaining the manner in which he arrested this distinguished personal & the troubles...... See More  

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One of the earliest newspaper mentions of Lincoln to be had... Early Joeseph Smith mention...

Item #704359

August 12, 1837

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 12, 1837  An inside page has a report headed "Illinois" being an account of activities in the state legislature, with an inconspicuous--yet very significant--listing of "Lincoln" in the "negative" column of those who voted on a specific resolution.

This is a very early mention of Abraham Lincoln from when he was just 2... See More  

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Report of the murder of Joseph Smith in a British magazine...

Item #704358

September 01, 1844

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1844 

* Joseph & Hyrum Smith murders

* Carthage, Illinois jail

* Lynch mob killing

Near the back under "Foreign News" is a report from the "United States" noting: "Joseph and Hiram Smith, the Mormon prophets, were murdered in June last, at Carthage in Illinois, by a mob of 60 or 70 persons."

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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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Will the Mormons leave? On the assassination of Joseph Smith... America's first African-American lawyer...

Item #685125

July 27, 1844

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, July 27, 1844  Pages 4 and 5 contain a nearly full-column article on: "The Mormons" focused on driving the Mormons out of Illinois, and a bit on the assassination of Joseph Smith & his brother.

A few bits include: "...exhibits on the part of the anti-mormons a headstrong determination to persist i the which is, in its essence irrati... See More  

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Mormons are building the Nauvoo Temple... Tyler's state-of-the-union address...

Item #685080

October 02, 1841

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 2, 1841  The back page has a small report: "Mormons" noting in part: "Joseph Smith, the leader of this sect, has resigned the editorial chair of the 'Times and Seasons' to John Taylor, who tells us that 'The Temple of God in Nauvoo' is progressing by the voluntary labor of the 'Saints' who turn out with their... See More  

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Critical thoughts on Mordecai Noah's plans for a Jewish homeland... A curious parallel to Mormon efforts a few years later...

Item #685000

January 21, 1826

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 21, 1826 

* Mordecai Manuel Noah

* Jewish homeland on the Niagara River

The prime article is: "Re-assemblage of the Jews" which has a letter somewhat critical of the efforts of Mordecai Manuel Noah to create a homeland for the Jews on Grand Island in the Niagara River.

This is followed by some responses by Mr. Noah.

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Curious connection on two undeciphered texts, one being the Mormon golden plates...

Item #684997

May 03, 1823

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 3, 1823  An inside page has an interesting article with a small heading: "Curious Manuscript", which reports on: "...the discovery of a curious manuscript at Detroit...it was not Chinese, Arabic, Syric-French, Spanish or English, but what it was no one could tell..." with further detail.

This "curious manuscript" was re... See More  

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A possible Mormon connection? Two influencing events?

Item #684989

April 05, 1823

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER Baltimore, April 5, 1823

* Jews and Mormons ?

An inside page has a brief report noting: "...that the society for meliorating the condition of the Jew, are now engaged in a negociation for 20,000 acres of land in the 'Genesee country' for a Jewish colony. Will the Jews work on it?"

In brief, this was an attempt by Elias Boudinot to create a land ... See More  

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Rare & lengthy account of Joseph Smith running for President...

Item #684969

June 08, 1844

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, June 8, 1844 

* Joseph Smith running for U.S. president

* Mormons - Mormonism - Latter-Day Saints

It is not known by many today that Joseph Smith, leader of the Latter-Day Saints, ran for president of the United States in 1844.

After several years of harassment and persecution in Missouri and Illinois, Smith wrote to five men expected to be can... See More  

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J. S. Fletcher death... English author...

Item #638447

February 01, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 1, 1935

* Joseph Smith Fletcher death

* English author - detective fiction

The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "J. S. FLETCHER DIES; POPULAR NOVELIST" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of J. S. Fletcher, English journalist and author who specialized in detective fiction during the "Golden Age".

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Item #599763

April 23, 1872

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 23, 1872

* Mormons - Mormonism

* Brigham Young - Joseph Smith

The front page has small one column headings: "Utah" "Mormon Blasphemies--A Hereditary Prophetship in the Young Family"

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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The Evolution of the Racing Yacht...

Mark Twain as Inventor... Victoria Day parade...

Item #177113

September 07, 1901

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 7, 1901 A nice print showing Canadian Mounted Police in a Victoria Day Parade; Fullpage "Half Speed! An Ocean Liner Feeling Her Way Through the Fishing Fleet on the 'Banks'" by Beckel; fullpage "A Chinese Farm on Long Island" by Toaspern; A New Architectura Era in Chicago; The Opening of the New Bridge Across the Harlem at Willis... See More  

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Secret to Mormon success...

Item #177083

February 09, 1901

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 9, 1901  Front page "The Sabbath-Breakers" by Frost; full page "Breaking a Road Through the Snow, in the Green Mountains" by Hoyt;  The Philippine Problem; full page of photos "The Streets of New York at Night"; several pages "Pictorial Review of the Life of King Edward VII"; The Secret of Mormon Success by W... See More  

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Apostles of the Mormon Church...

Item #174180

October 06, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 6, 1877 Fullpg: 'The Twelve Apostles of the Mormon Church' shows all of them, including Joseph Smith & Brigham Young, Jr. Fullpg: 'Pres. Hayes at Louisville, Ky.' & 'The Boston Army & Navy Monument' shows four scenes of its dedication.

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Mormons in Kirtland... Ocklawaha River, Florida...

Item #174758

April 07, 1883

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 7, 1883   Half of the ftpg. shows: 'On the Ocklawaha River, Florida'. Halfpg: 'The Mormon Reunion at Kirtland, Ohio' includes 'The Prophet Joseph Smith' & 'The Old Temple at Nauvoo'. Fullpg. with 5 scenes: 'Incidents of the Milk War'. Doublepage centerfold on breaking the ice on the Mississippi.

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New York City Docks... Salt Lake City...

Item #173336

September 04, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 4, 1869  The front page features a hal fpage illustration 'Great Trot at the Buffalo Driving Park' along with a quarter page illustration "Governor Senator, of Tennessee". Inside the issue is a full page each of 'The Oxford Crew' and 'The Harvard Crew'. A terrific doublepage centerfold is 'Along the Docks, New York... See More  

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Chinese on the Pacific coast...

Item #175816

May 27, 1893

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 27, 1893 Full ftpg: 'Columbian Exposition--The Macmonnies Fountain in the Grand Court'. halfpg: 'A Memory Of The War' shows a cavalry scene. Fullpg: 'Columbian Expo.--The Obelisk & Entrance to the Stock Pavilion' & a doublepage centerfold on the Expo also. Very nice fullpg: 'Among The Chinese On The Pacific Coast'

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New York City palaces...

Item #175906

April 07, 1894

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 7, 1894  Front full pg. illus. of "The Hon. Thomas C. Catchings, of Mississippi." Inside is a 1/3 pg. portrait of "Mounet Sully as Hamlet."

Two small portraits of "Cardinal Rampolla" and "The Late George Ticknor Curtis." Four illus. of "Some New York Palaces." Two full pg. illus. of "Selections from t... See More  

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Great issue for any golf enthusiast...

Item #176290

December 11, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 11, 1897  Certainly the print print is the great full front page print by the famed artist A.B. Frost titled: "The Drive" showing a golfer about to tee off, with others behind him.

Inside is a one-third page portrait of "Professor Henry Drisler."; a full pg. illus. of: "England's Little War in India."; a doublepage cen... See More  

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