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The 'Colored' Convention... Mormons and issuance of their own fractional currency...
Item # 672337
April 13, 1872
NEW YORK HERALD, April 13, 1872 Page 5 has nearly a full column headed: "COLORED NATIONAL CONVENTION" "A Great Day For The Africans" with various subheads as well. Near the end is: "...A telegraphic dispatch was received and read amid applause from Fred. Douglass at Canton, Mass., announcing his expected arrival at twelve to-night...".
Page 3 has: "Mormon Affairs" with subheads: "A Zion Mercantile Institution Defrauding the Government--The European Missionaries Object to Their Tour--The Promised Wealth & Longevity to Behold the Coming of the Son of Man".
The report is datelined from Salt Lake & notes near the beginning: "...to proceed against the Zion Co-operative Mercantile Institution for violating the revenue laws regarding the issue of their own paper as fractional currency without stamps..." and more.
Twelve pages, very nice condition.
Category: Post-Civil War