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Introducing Brigham Young...

Item # 674153

February 09, 1850

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, Greensboro, North Carolina, Feb. 9, 1850 

* Brigham Young is publicly introduced
* Mormon Mormonism & polygamy

Page 3 has a small bot notable article: "Polygamy at the Salt Lake" which notes in part: "...a letter from the Salt Lake, the capital of the Mormons of Deseret...confirms...that under the Mormon law, a man may have as many wives as he can support...The successor to Joe Smith is a man by the name of Brigham Young, about 45 years old, a pretty cute fellow...He has the largest number of wives of any one in the settlement--only 26..." with more.
Four pages, very nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War