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Mormons flourishing near Council Bluffs...

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September 14, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 14, 1847 

* Early Mormons - Mormonism
* Travel West - Council Bluffs, Iowa

The bottom of page 3 has: "The Mormons" noting in part: "...that the Mormons are in a flourishing condition in their new location on the fine lands of the Pottawatamie...above Council Bluffs...have built, also, a town, called 'Winter Quarters'...a population of some seven thousand souls...Mormons are on friendly terms with the Indians..." and more.
Page 3 has: "Late From Santa Fe" as well as: "Movements On the Rio Grande" concerning the Mexican War.
Four pages, very nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War