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July 07, 1858

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 7, 1858 

* John Milton Bernhisel
* Mormons - Mormonism
* Latter Day Saint movement

The top of page 3 has an article headed: "The Mormons - Appeal to the Public from Mr. Bernhisel, Delegate in Congress from Utah". This is an interesting letter in defense of the Mormons.
John M. Bernhisel was an early member of the Latter Day Saint movement. He was a close friend and companion to both Joseph Smith and Brigham Young. Bernhisel was the original delegate of the Utah Territory in the United States House of Representatives, 1851–59 & 1861–63.
Another page 3 article is headed: "Emigration of Free Negroes to Jamaica".
Four pages, slightly irregular at the spine margin, good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

Category: Pre-Civil War