The Trial of Brigham H. Roberts by the United States House of Representatives

Gygi, George R.

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Place Published: Salt Lake City, UT
Publisher: NP
Date Published: 1979
Edition: First edition
Binding: Paperback
Book Id: 17069


Thin octavo [23 cm] Stapled illustrated wraps. Very good


Contains a picture at the rear of B. H. Roberts in disguise. In 1898, B. H. Roberts, obtained permission from the First Presidency to seek the Democratic nomination for election to the House of Representatives. Because Roberts had already entered into plural marriage before the Manifesto was issued, it was believed that he could legally obtain the position. "Elder Roberts' running for and election to high office was to prove the fallacy of such an assumption of general acceptance by the general American public and officials." - George R. Gygi

By This Author: Gygi, George R.
By This Publisher: NP