Tag Archives: Angus Cannon

Novel on Wells, Cannon scandal highlights how evil polygamy was

(To see Cal Grondahl’s cartoon that goes with this post, click here) A while back I wrote about the scandal between the Wells and Cannon families in 1880s Salt Lake City (Read). Louie Wells, a beautiful, talented daughter of a … Read More

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Utah Camelot: Adultery between Cannon, Wells roiled 1886 Salt Lake City

I’m haunted by the ragged PDF copied photograph, courtesy of the Utah State Historical Society, of Louisa “Louie” Wells, who 125 years ago was a princess in late 19th century Mormon Salt Lake City. The poor quality of the reproduced photo … Read More

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