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Mormon Temple in ruins... Slavery in California?



Item # 670665

October 28, 1848

BURRITT'S CHRISTIAN CITIZEN, Worcester, Mass., Oct. 28, 1848  

* Nauvoo Temple fire disaster - Illinois
* Mormons - Mormonism
* Slavery in California ?
* Uncommon publication


Page 3 has a brief report: "The Mormon Temple In Ruins" mentioning in part: "This magnificent temple was observed to be on fire in the cupola this morning...The flames spread rapidly and the building was totally consumed...The fire is supposed to be the work of an incendiary."
This is followed by: "Shall We Have Slavery in California?"
Four pages, slightly irregular at the blank spine, good condition.

Item from Catalog 298 (released for September, 2020)...

Category: Pre-Civil War