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Sidney Rigdon, Appeal to the American People, 1840

AN APPEAL
TO THE AMERICAN PEOPLE:
being
AN ACCOUNT OF THE PERSECUTIONS
of the
CHURCH OF LATTER DAY SAINTS;
and of the
BARBARITIES INFLICTED ON THEM BY THE INHABITANTS OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI

Area acquired by U.S. in Louisiana Purchase, 1803, and established as territory, 1812. Missouri Compromise, 1820, admitted Missouri as slave state, 1821. Population in 1830 about 140,000; in 1836 about 240,000; and in 1840 about 380,000. Mormon missionaries...

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Area settled largely by emigrants from New England and New Jersey, by 1788. Village founded and surveyed adjacent to site of Fort Washington, 1789. First seat of legislature of Northwest Territory, 1790. Incorporated as city, 1819. Developed rapidly as shipping...

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GLEZEN AND SHEPARD, STEREOTYPERS AND PRINTERS.
 
1840. [p. [1]]
AN APPEAL
TO THE AMERICAN PEOPLE:
being
AN ACCOUNT OF THE PERSECUTIONS
of the
CHURCH OF LATTER DAY SAINTS;
and of the
BARBARITIES INFLICTED ON THEM BY THE  INHABITANTS OF THE STATE  OF MISSOURI

Area acquired by U.S. in Louisiana Purchase, 1803, and established as territory, 1812. Missouri Compromise, 1820, admitted Missouri as slave state, 1821. Population in 1830 about 140,000; in 1836 about 240,000; and in 1840 about 380,000. Mormon missionaries...

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BY AUTHORITY OF SAID CHURCH.
 
CINCINNATI

Area settled largely by emigrants from New England and New Jersey, by 1788. Village founded and surveyed adjacent to site of Fort Washington, 1789. First seat of legislature of Northwest Territory, 1790. Incorporated as city, 1819. Developed rapidly as shipping...

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GLEZEN AND SHEPARD, STEREOTYPERS AND PRINTERS.
 
1840. [p. [1]]
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Sidney Rigdon

19 Feb. 1793–14 July 1876. Tanner, farmer, minister. Born at St. Clair, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania. Son of William Rigdon and Nancy Gallaher. Joined United Baptists, ca. 1818. Preached at Warren, Trumbull Co., Ohio, and vicinity, 1819–1821. Married Phebe...

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, An Appeal to the American People: Being an Account of the Persecutions of the Church of Latter Day Saints; and of the Barbarities Inflicted on Them by the Inhabitants of the State of Missouri; 1–84 pp.; Cincinnati, OH: Glezen and Shepard, stereotypers and printers, 1840. The copy used herein is held at Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.

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