THE MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE. Juanita Brooks.
THE MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE

THE MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE

Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 1950. First Edition. Hardcover. Detailed history and investigation of the 1857 massacre of 120 California-bound emigrants by a Mormon militia and their Indian allies. 20 years later, in an effort to find a scapegoat, the U.S. government convicted and executed John D. Lee, the second adopted son of Mormon leader Brigham Young, in the only trial held in connection with the crime. Textual photographs and illustrations, with two maps and a facsimile. Octavo. Original yellow cloth binding, with green stamping. An especially crisp, apparently unread copy. The dust jacket is price-clipped, with just a hint of edgewear. Near fine. Fine / Near fine. Item #69067

Price: $200.00

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