Three Letters to the New York Herald, from J. M. Grant, of Utah
Place Published: [New York]
Date Published: 
Edition: Original pamphlet edition
Book Id: 46233
64pp. Slim octavo [21 cm] Disbound. Front and rear wraps absent. The preliminary pages have damp stains in the top margins, and the remaining pages have very thin, light tide marks along the top edges. There are multiple losses from the partially-detached terminal page, obscuring some of the text, approximately twenty five words on each side. Flake 3684. Crawley II: 693. A series of letters, addressed to James Gordon Bennett, refuting the Brandebury-Broccus-Harris allegations of disloyalty toward the federal government, problems with the establishment of a territorial government, and Mormon polygamy.
Letter I. [From the Herald of March 9, 1852.] Letter from the Mayor of Great Salt Lake City. Mormonism by a Mormon- Polygamy- Murder- Jackson in Heaven- Taylor in Limbo- Stiff Necks and Superstition- Astounding Developments, &c.; Letter II. More Secrets of the Temple- Polecats in Mare's nests- Bogus Coiners- Squatters without Titles- The Mormon Pope- A Bowie Knife- Pawnee Politeness- Davy Crocket a Mormon- General Taylor (is) damned. April 8, 1852; Letter III.. May 2, 1852.