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Nauvoo Mormon Temple described... Mormon troubles over the death of Joseph Smith...
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July 18, 1844
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 18, 1844
* Nauvoo Temple description
* re. Joseph Smith's death
* Mormons - Mormonism
The front page article is headed: "The Mormon Difficulties" which begins: "The St. Louis New Era thinks the Mormon war at an end...the Mormons are deeply wounded at the death of their leader and look for vengeance in some form..." with a bit more.
The article continues with a description of Nauvoo, Illinois, which begins: "They have built up a considerable town in a very brief period. They claim a population in the city of about 15,0000...The buildings are scattered over a wide space..." with more.
At the bottom of page 3 is an article headed: "The Mormon Temple" which is very descriptive of their newly built temple at Nauvoo, Illinois. An early account.
Four pages, some foxing to the front page, nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War