Deseret News, Volume XIII
Place Published: Great Salt Lake City
Date Published: 1863
Edition: Volume 13
Book Id: 9733
412pp. Small folio [39 cm] Contemporary 3/4 leather over pebbled boards with gilt bands and title on backstrip. Extremities rubbed. Corners rubbed through. Internally clean. Complete in 52 issues.
Includes many remarks and discourses from LDS leaders, and extensive coverage of the Civil War. The Deseret News is Utah's oldest continually published newspaper. Early issues like these are a window to the past, and are a lasting record of the early settlement of the Salt Lake Valley and surrounding areas. These issues cover the struggles as well as the mundane routines of the Mormon settlers.