1877, English, Article edition: A Parting Shot subtitle: Given to Lee, the Mormon Butcher, by a Squad of Riflemen Yesterday; The Execution Taking Place at the Scene of His Crimes, Mountain Meadows; He Meets Death with Fortitude, Protesting His Innocence, and Cursing His Priest-Ridden Church; Expressing Also a Pang at Leaving His Family of Eighteen Wives and Sixty-Four Children; The Confession by the Betrayed Saint of the Atrocities of the Mormon People; Containing a Thrilling Account of the Sickening Massacre of Emigrants in 1857; And Elaborate Details of Its Origination and Compulsion by the Leaders in the Faith; Brigham Young Goes to Almighty God with It and Finds Consolation and Approval; Following Which He and Others Threaten Those of the Cut-Throats Who Weaken with Death if They Reveal the Horror; Lee’s Efforts to Stay the Bloodshed, His Selection as a Scapegoat, and His Tragic Fate; Lee’s Confession; The Bones of His Victims; The Butchery of the Emigrants

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A Parting Shot subtitle: Given to Lee, the Mormon Butcher, by a Squad of Riflemen Yesterday; The Execution Taking Place at the Scene of His Crimes, Mountain Meadows; He Meets Death with Fortitude, Protesting His Innocence, and Cursing His Priest-Ridden Church; Expressing Also a Pang at Leaving His Family of Eighteen Wives and Sixty-Four Children; The Confession by the Betrayed Saint of the Atrocities of the Mormon People; Containing a Thrilling Account of the Sickening Massacre of Emigrants in 1857; And Elaborate Details of Its Origination and Compulsion by the Leaders in the Faith; Brigham Young Goes to Almighty God with It and Finds Consolation and Approval; Following Which He and Others Threaten Those of the Cut-Throats Who Weaken with Death if They Reveal the Horror; Lee’s Efforts to Stay the Bloodshed, His Selection as a Scapegoat, and His Tragic Fate; Lee’s Confession; The Bones of His Victims; The Butchery of the Emigrants
 
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  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University
  • 24 Mar 1877
  • 1877-03-24
Language
  • English

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  • A Parting Shot subtitle: Given to Lee, the Mormon Butcher, by a Squad of Riflemen Yesterday; The Execution Taking Place at the Scene of His Crimes, Mountain Meadows; He Meets Death with Fortitude, Protesting His Innocence, and Cursing His Priest-Ridden Church; Expressing Also a Pang at Leaving His Family of Eighteen Wives and Sixty-Four Children; The Confession by the Betrayed Saint of the Atrocities of the Mormon People; Containing a Thrilling Account of the Sickening Massacre of Emigrants in 1857; And Elaborate Details of Its Origination and Compulsion by the Leaders in the Faith; Brigham Young Goes to Almighty God with It and Finds Consolation and Approval; Following Which He and Others Threaten Those of the Cut-Throats Who Weaken with Death if They Reveal the Horror; Lee’s Efforts to Stay the Bloodshed, His Selection as a Scapegoat, and His Tragic Fate; Lee’s Confession; The Bones of His Victims; The Butchery of the Emigrants
Published
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University
  • 24 Mar 1877
  • 1877-03-24
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  • text/​text
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  • pp. 3-4
  • columns 1-7 and colums 1-3
  • 200 col. In.
  • A description of the execution of John D. Lee, convicted for his role in the Mountain Meadows Massacre. A reprint of Lee’s detailed confession of his role in the massacre. Further discussion and description of the massacre and its aftermath.
  • 19th Century Mormon Article Newspaper Index
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  • Chicago times
  • Brigham Young University
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