1870. With a full and authentic history of polygamy and the Mormon sect from its origin to the present time. Beadle, author and editor of the Salt Lake Reporter, was unfriendly to the Mormon Church, a passion that becomes evident in his writings, including this volume. Contents: History from the Founding of Nauvoo till 1843; Mormon Difficulties and Death of the Prophet; Two Years of Strife-Exodus from Illinois; From the Nauvoo Exodus to the Mormon War in Utah; The Bloody Period; Gentiles in Utah; First Views in Utah; Two Weeks in Salt Lake City; Trip to Bear River and Return; The Conference and Its Results; Analysis of Mormon Society; Analysis of Mormon Theology; Theoretical Polygamy-Its History; Practical Polygamy; The Mormon Theocracy; Recusant Sects of Mormons; Geographical Features; Material Resources of Utah; Mormon Mysteries-Their Origin; Present Condition and Prospects; and Redeeming Agencies. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.