The Martyrdom of Joseph Standing; or, the Murder of a "Mormon" Missionary. A True Story. Also an Appendix, Giving A Succinct Description of the Utah Penitentiary. John Nicholson.

The Martyrdom of Joseph Standing; or, the Murder of a "Mormon" Missionary. A True Story. Also an Appendix, Giving A Succinct Description of the Utah Penitentiary

Salt Lake City, UT: The Deseret News Co., Printers, 1886. First edition. Hardcover. 160pp. Twelvemo [19 cm] Dark brown cloth with a blind stamped title and decorative designs on the covers. Extremities rubbed; text block cracked multiple times at the beginning. Good. Item #57142

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.

Price: $50.00

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