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Item # 671414

February 18, 1843

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 18, 1843 

* Mormons - Mormonism
* Nauvoo, Illinois
* Millerism - Millerites


 The bkpg. has a brief item: "Mormons" noting: "A late number of the Nauvoo Wasp contains an account of four cargoes, amounting in all to 801 emigrants--'Latter Day Saints' ' having sailed from Liverpool for that region..." with a bit more, and ending with: "...stated that Smith has sent out a number of handsome females to preach his doctrine--and convert men into Latter Day Saints."
This is followed by an item on: "Millerism" notes that: "...the founder, if not the prophet of this new sect...explains his belief to be that the Messiah will again come in person to this earth some time between the 21st March 1843 and the 21st March, 1844..." with more.
Sixteen pages, 8  by 12 inches, various foxing, good condition.

As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an important source for the history of the period."

Category: Pre-Civil War