Thursday, August 13, 2009

It is said there is only one Irish Mormon at Salt Lake . . .

. . . but he “improves his opportunities.” He has nine wives and forty-seven children.

A few days since, a little girl in West Canaan, N. H., while playing with matches sucked the phosphorus from some of them and being taken violently sick in consequence soon after died.

– Published in the Stark County News, Toulon, Illinois, Thursday, April 23, 1863

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