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The Mormons have settled in Nauvoo...



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May 23, 1840

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 23, 1840  

* Mormons - Mormonism
* Nauvoo, Illinois settlement


The back page has a brief report noting: "The Mormons, since their dispersion in Missouri, have collected in great numbers at a place they have christened Nauvoo, in Illinois, where they are daily receiving numerous accessions of families and individuals. They have erected about 300 houses there since October last. They had 3,000 disciples collected yet a recent conference set Nauvoo."
Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, period writing at the top of the front page, very nice condition.

As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an important source for the history of the period."

Category: Pre-Civil War