Deseret Weekly News, Volume XXVI
Place Published: [Salt Lake City, UT]
Date Published: 1877
Edition: Volume 26
Book Id: 9535
816pp. Folio [40 cm] Contemporary 3/4 leather over marbled boards with gilt bands and title on backstrip. Very good. Ex-lib. with very few marks (number at foot of spine & pocket attached to front pastedown. Extremities rubbed, more so at bumped corners. Internally fine. Complete in 51 issues.
Includes 'Discourse by President Brigham Young, at Logan, Cache County, Monday morning, May 25, 1877, at the priesthood meeting, held for the purpose of organizing a stake of Zion.' (June 6th issue) Flake 10,058a. Contents also contain a report of the execution of John D. Lee and "Lee Last Speech" which the editors refer to as "peculier utterances of a guilty man on the confines of eternity... "Also includes Brigham Young funerary issue of September 5, 1877. "The tidings of the death of President Brigham Young, announced in last evenings Deseret News, were telegraphed to all parts of the Union. The leading papers of the United States have each published an obituary notice, the cable has flashed the word to Europe, and all parts of the civilized world have been stirred to their depths by the sad news." Includes Young's obituary, funeral notice, and eulogies from Wilford Woodruff, Franklin Richards, Erastus Snow, Daniel H. Wells, George Q. Cannon and Orson Hyde. Flake 2811.d.