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Death of the President James A. Garfield...



Item # 698079

September 21, 1881

THE DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, Sept. 21, 1881  

* James A. Garfield death
* Rare Mormons publication


From 15 years before Utah statehood. Page 8 has all columns black-bordered due to the: "Death Of President Garfield", being an early report without many details. The front page has: "Willful Murder" "Attempt to Shoot" "The Park Shooting" & other news items.
Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, very nice condition.

Item from Catalog 341 (released for April, 2024)

Category: The Old West