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701071

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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701069

1942 Ensign Peak United Flight 4 disaster...

Item #701069

May 01, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 1, 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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699168

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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699039

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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$188.00
698403

Attack by Mormon gang... The Great Chicago Fire of 1857...

Item #698403

October 27, 1857

THE NORWALK EXPERIMENT, Huron County, Ohio, Oct. 27, 1857



* Mormon gang attacks traveler (?)

* Brigham Young mentioned

* Great fire in Chicago



Page 2 has: "The Mormons", which is an article describing a letter from a W. P. Landon who tells of being attacked by a gang of Mormons in Salt Lake City, which necessitated his fleeing to Placerville, California, leaving his wife and chi... See More  

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698079

Death of the President James A. Garfield...

Item #698079

September 21, 1881

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



* James A. Garfield death

* Rare Mormons publication




From 15 years before Utah statehood. Page 8 has all columns black-bordered due to the: "Death Of President Garfield", being an early report without many details. The front page has: "Willful Murder" "Attempt to Shoot" "The Park Shooting" ... See More  

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697950

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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697823

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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697646

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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696947

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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696883

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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695599

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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693196

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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693108

The historic Clawson polygamy case...

Item #693108

October 04, 1884

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 4, 1884  



* Rudger Clawson polygamy trial

* Quorum of the Twelve Apostles

* Mormons - Mormonism




Page 3 has: "A Polygamist on Trial" being a report from Salt Lake City  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 Act, a feder... See More  

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690552

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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689869

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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689440

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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689438

The Mormons in Salt Lake City, Echo Canyon, and more...

Item #689438

February 05, 1870

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSDRATED, New York, Feb. 5, 1870  The front page shows: "New York City--Arrival of H. R. H. Prince Arthur of England...".

A full page has 3 prints on: "Across the Continent--A Mormon Farmer & his Family in the Streets of Salt Lake City" and: "Street Scene in Salt Lake City" and: "The First Market, Salt Lake City--Members of Brigham... See More  

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688258

Journey to Salt Lake City... Verdict in the famous slave case...

Item #688258

November 04, 1852

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 4, 1852  Taking over 1 1/2 columns on page 2 is the very detailed: "Captain Stansbury's Expedition To The Great Salt Lake". This is a wonderful account of the journey, about which much can be found on the internet. The subheads include: "From the Literary World" "A Dutchman en Route" "A Happy Family on... See More  

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688257

Salt Lake City...

Item #688257

October 30, 1852

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 30, 1852  Page 2 has an article: "From Salt Lake City" with the latest news from there, mostly concerning the situation with Indians in the vicinity.

Four pages, slightly irregular at the blank spine, nice condition.

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687011

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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684698

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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684697

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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684629

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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684544

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.

Four... See More  

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683143

Rare newspaper printed on board a transcontinental train...

Item #683143

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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682823

Mormon missionaries arrive in St. Louis... Indian troubles...

Item #682823

June 07, 1854

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 7, 1854



* Mormon missionaries

* Indians harass (Nebraska Territory) and are harassed (New York)




Page 3 has: "FROM SALT LAKE CITY", which tells of a group of missionaries having arrived safely at St. Louis, with some details regarding Mormon emigration.

Another article has: "Nebraska Excitement", which talks of trouble... 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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678322

Trip to California... Salt Lake City to receive telegraph...

Item #678322

October 14, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 14, 1858  The top of the front page has: "THE OVERLAND MAIL", "TEN DAYS LATER FROM CALIFORNIA", "INTERESTING FROM OREGON", "News from the Seat of War in Washington Territory", and more. News includes the announcement that the telegraph would soon connect Placerville, California and Salt Lake City - ultimately opening communication ... See More  

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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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678139

The election of 1892 in a Salt Lake City newspaper...

Item #678139

November 09, 1892

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Nov. 9, 1892  The first column on the front page has the single column heading: "FOR CLEVELAND", followed by subheads: "A Great Victory for Democratic Principles", "Beginning Of A New Epoch", "The Results of Yesterday's Election as Far as Ascertained", and more. Additional election-themed coverage is found throu... 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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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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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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674049

Lengthy and revealing article on the Mormons...

Item #674049

February 07, 1870

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 7, 1870 



* Mormons - Mormonism

* Church of Zion - Godbeites

* Latter-day Saints




Page 11 has first column heads: "MORMONISM" "Progress Of the 'New Church of Zion' " "Some Divine and Human Revelations--Text of the Church Constitution--A Lengthy if not Over-Comprehensive Document". The report is datelined from Salt Lake City an... See More  

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673109

Clam bake... Mining in Colorado...

Item #673109

July 15, 1871

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 15, 1871 The front cover contains a half page illustration "Yachting  - At the Helm" along with two smaller illustrations of the Cape May Regatta prizes.

Within the issue is a full page contain two prints of the Clam Bake at Round Island, Connecticut; a nearly half-page print of the Gulch Mining at Clear Creek Canyon, Colorado; a half ... 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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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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671721

Baseball... Great view of Salt Lake City... The redwood forest...

Item #671721

October 30, 1886

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 30, 1886  A full page has 5 prints of: "Puffin-Catching Off the Irish Coast"; small print of Commodore Gherardi, U.S.N."; halfpg: "The Slater Memorial Building at Norwich, Connecticut"; one-quarter page cartoonish print: "Baseball at Crowtown".

The doublepage centerfold is a very nice print: "Felling the Redwood T... See More  

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671500

Brigham Young... Homer print...

Item #671500

September 03, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 3, 1859



* Brigham Young - Mormons

* Winslow Homer - West Point




Nice front page article and illustration: "Interview Between Brigham Young and Hon. Horace Greeley at Salt Lake City".

Inside has two gambling-themed illustrations; a very nice full page Winslow Homer print: "A Cadet Hop At West Point". Also a half page illustration: &quo... 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.

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636795

Great mining-related issue with a proposal for a new railroad...

Item #636795
POMEROY'S ADVANCE THOUGHT, New York, January, 1889  Inside has a nice promotional piece seeking investors in the Atlantic-Pacific Railway Tunnel, headed: "STRAIGHT THROUGH THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS" "To Shorten Railway Distance 250 Miles Between Denver & Salt Lake City" "And to Bring out Millions of Dollars Worth of Gold & Silver each Year..." with more.

A... See More  

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634212

Bank robbery in the Old West...

Item #634212

October 22, 1890

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, October 22, 1890  Just what we hope to find on the front page of a newspaper from the Old West is in this issue: "Daring Robbery" "The Watchman Gagged & Bound and $2000 Secured" with some details. Not a lengthy nor conspicuous report, but great to have in this title.

Other news of the day with many interesting adve... See More  

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633558

Scenes at Salt Lake City, Utah... Life in the Canadian Rockies...

Item #633558

April 08, 1893

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 8, 1893  Within are four scenes of: "Hunting Life in the Rockies", all in British Columbia with 3 showing Indians. Great fullpg: "A Week With the Mormons" has 8 prints including two of Mormon currency. Also a halfpg. photo of: "The New Mormon Temple at Salt Lake City, Utah".

Nice doublepage centerfold: 'Rabbit-Shooting... See More  

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633319

Early Salt Lake City... Paul Morphy the famous chess player...

Item #633319

September 25, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 25, 1858  The prime print would be the great and displayable full page view of: "Salt Lake City, from the Observatory of the Council House" being one of the earlier views of Salt Lake City to be had in any periodical. The condition of this print is quite nice (see).

The front page shows: "Rev. Samuel I. Prime, D.D." with text on hi... See More  

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618561

Laramie WY airplane crash....

Item #618561

October 07, 1955

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, October 7, 1955



* Laramie, Wyoming airplane crash

* United Airlines Flight 409

* Douglas Dc-4 propliner




The front page has a three column headline: "66 KILLED AS AIRLINER RAMS MOUNTAIN PEAK" with subhead. (see). 1st report coverage on the Salt Lake City bound DC-4 Airplane crash near Laramie, Wyoming.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the... See More  

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616770

Jefferson Davis' death... Judaica content...

Item #616770

December 11, 1889

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, Dec. 11, 1889 



* Jefferson Davis death

* Confederate president - Confederacy




A "territorial" newspaper from seven years before Utah would be come a state. The ftpg. has: "Jefferson Davis' Remains - Views Yesterday by Some 70,000 Persons" with various subheads (see). Other ftpg. articles include: "A Dasta... See More  

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616741

A great Western-themed cover print...

Item #616741

July 01, 1893

THE DESERET WEEKLY, Salt Lake City, Utah, July 1, 1893  This paper calls itself a: "Pioneer Publication of the Rocky Mountain Region - Truth and Liberty".  See the photo below for the very decorative & large front page illustration, which shows settlers traveling, the Mormon temple, an early train, etc.  Among the many articles are: "Utah Women in Chicago" &q... See More  

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$32.00
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