THE MORMONS, OR, LATTER-DAY SAINTS, IN THE VALLEY OF THE GREAT SALT LAKE: A HISTORY OF THEIR RISE AND PROGRESS, PECULIAR DOCTRINES, PRESENT CONDITION, AND PROSPECTS, DERIVED FROM PERSONAL OBSERVATION, DURING A RESIDENCE AMONG THEM.

Philadelphia. 1852. ix,[1],[13]-168pp. plus advertisements. Frontis. Original cloth. Bit chipped at head and toe of spine, some foxing and light tanning. A sound copy. Item #WRCAM8564

Gunnison was assistant to Capt. Howard Stansbury during the exploration of the Great Salt Lake Basin undertaken by the army's topographical engineers. "Both of the officers were favorably impressed by the organization and communal spirit of the Saints. Gunnison's book reflects his views of the Mormons" - Wagner-Camp. HOWES G463. WAGNER-CAMP 213:1. FLAKE 3746. GRAFF 1694.

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