Circa 1852. Original edition. Unbound. 33pp. Thin octavo [22 cm] Disbound. Very good. The pages are lightly browned. The top halves of the title page and the first couple of pages are subtly moisture stained, and the remaining pages are barely perceptibly moisture stained. Item #24573
Fales and Flake- Report on the actual conditions in Utah. John M. Bernhisel objects to the reports of returning territorial officers in Missouri papers and in the New York Herald being discussed before conditions are ascertained. "The letter-writer states, moreover, that at the celebration of the 24th of July, 'that the orator of the day spoke bitterly of the course of the United States toward the Church of Latter Day Saints, in taking a battalion of men from them for the war with Mexico, while on the banks of the Missouri River, in their flight from the mob at Nauvoo: that the government had devised the most wanton, cruel, and dastardly means for the accomplishment of their ruin, overthrow, and utter extermination; at which time also Governor ?Young denounced, in the most sacrilegious terms, President Taylor.'"