The Martyrdom of Joseph Standing; or, the murder of a Mormon Missionary. A True Story

Nicholson, John

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Place Published: Salt Lake City, UT
Publisher: The Deseret News Co., Printers
Date Published: 1886
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
Book Id: 17234


160pp. Twelvemo [19 cm] Dark brown cloth with a silver stamped title on the front cover and decorative blind stamped designs on the corners of the covers. Speckled edges. Fine.


Contains information on the Utah penitentiary as well as information on individuals incarcerated due to the anti-"Mormon" (re: anti-polygamy) crusade in 1884. An interesting volume of Mormon polygamist history in the years leading up to the Woodruff manifesto of 1890 and eventually statehood in 1896. Flake/Draper 5828

By This Author: Nicholson, John
By This Publisher: The Deseret News Co., Printers