The Martyrdom of Joseph Standing; or, the Murder of a "Mormon" Missionary. A True Story
Place Published: Salt Lake City
Publisher: The Deseret News Co., Printers
Date Published: 1886
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 23002
160pp. Duodecimo [19 cm] Brown cloth with decorative floral blind stamping to corners of boards. Title blind stamped on front board. Near fine. name in ink on the front pastedown.
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