Lot 283

USA Americana – Mormon – Signature of John...

Auction Date: 4/11/2021 at 10am



USA Americana – Mormon – Signature of John M Bernhisel – Report of the Commissioner of Patents for the Year 1853 Part I arts and Manufacture with presentation inscription 'Geo A Smith by favour of Hon J M Bernhisel' who was a Mormon pioneer and close friend of Brigham Young, he was the original delegate to the US Federal Government for Utah Territory. George A Smith was an early leader of the Mormons and was one of the Quorum of Twelve, he is said to be influential in the Mountain Meadows Massacre 1857, 510pp, Washington 1854 containing lists of patents mostly illustrated with cuts, embossed cloth, faded and worn, pages mostly clean with bookplate for LDS Historians Office, Salt Lake City

Guide Price: £130.00 - £160.00

(Not sold)