The Martyrdom of Joseph Standing; or, the murder of a Mormon Missionary. A True Story
Place Published: Salt Lake City, UT
Publisher: The Deseret News Co., Printers
Date Published: 1886
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 17852
160pp. Duodecimo [19 cm] Original green cloth binding with blind stamped border and title to the front cover. Good. Wear and rubbing to the surfaces, edges, corners and spine ends. Previous owner's name on the front free endsheet. Small loss from the front pastedown. Internally, very good.
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