1877, English, Article edition: Brigham’s Butchers subtitle: Bishop Lee in the Near Presence of Death Makes a Few Startling Disclosures; The Prophet Charged with the Responsibility of the Mountain Meadows Horror; Having Promised His Dupes that Their Atrocities Would Be Rewarded in the Mormon Paradise by a Grateful Deity; The Massacre Planned and Ordered in the Name of God for the Benefit of His People; And Afterward Indorsed by the Almighty in a Revelation to the Blasphemous Young; Preparations for the Riddling of Lee To-Day—The Scene of His Execution the Battle-Ground

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Brigham’s Butchers subtitle: Bishop Lee in the Near Presence of Death Makes a Few Startling Disclosures; The Prophet Charged with the Responsibility of the Mountain Meadows Horror; Having Promised His Dupes that Their Atrocities Would Be Rewarded in the Mormon Paradise by a Grateful Deity; The Massacre Planned and Ordered in the Name of God for the Benefit of His People; And Afterward Indorsed by the Almighty in a Revelation to the Blasphemous Young; Preparations for the Riddling of Lee To-Day—The Scene of His Execution the Battle-Ground
 
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  • text/​text
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  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University
  • 23 Mar 1877
  • 1877-03-23
Language
  • English

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  • Brigham’s Butchers subtitle: Bishop Lee in the Near Presence of Death Makes a Few Startling Disclosures; The Prophet Charged with the Responsibility of the Mountain Meadows Horror; Having Promised His Dupes that Their Atrocities Would Be Rewarded in the Mormon Paradise by a Grateful Deity; The Massacre Planned and Ordered in the Name of God for the Benefit of His People; And Afterward Indorsed by the Almighty in a Revelation to the Blasphemous Young; Preparations for the Riddling of Lee To-Day—The Scene of His Execution the Battle-Ground
Published
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University
  • 23 Mar 1877
  • 1877-03-23
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  • text/​text
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  • p. 5
  • columns 1-3
  • 53 col. in.
  • A reprint of John D. Lee’s confession of his role in the Mountain Meadows Massacre. Lee gives a sketch of his life and his involvement in the early years of the Mormon Church, describes in detail the massacre, and explains that he has been made a scapegoat for the incident by the leaders of the Church, who ordered the massacre. Various reports on the location and manner of the planned execution, the efforts to prevent Lee from being rescued from prison, Lee’s refusal to make a statement, the opinions of Church leaders on the execution, and the state of Lee’s family.
  • 19th Century Mormon Article Newspaper Index
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  • Chicago times
  • Brigham Young University
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