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The proposed Mormon state of Deseret...

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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".
Page 4 has: "The State of Deseret" which is an editorial concerning the newly created Constitution for the proposed state of Deseret (now Utah). The editorial is quite critical of the Mormons.
Page 5 has: "Colored Men's National Convention" at New Orleans, with a few detail. The photo shows the brief article.
Eight pages, very nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War