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Death of General Macomb... Mormons arriving from Quebec, bound for Illinois...



Item # 704486

July 10, 1841

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, July 10, 1841  Page 3 has a lengthy account of a loss in the military: "...the melancholy intelligence of the exit of the distinguished ALEXANDER MACOMB, the late major general commanding-in-chief...". Included is a small graphic of "The Hearse" with the positions of the pall bearers.
The back page has a brief item concerning the: "Mormonites" which notes: "The ship Harmony arrived at Quebec from Bristol on the 26th ult. all the passengers by which vessel are Mormonites, on their way to Illinois. They are attended by two of their prophets, and are decent looking people."
Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

Item from Catalog 343 (released for June, 2024)

Category: Pre-Civil War