1872 in the United States

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Events from the year 1872 in the United States.


President Ulysses S Grant by Matthew Brady c. 1870

Federal Government[edit]


Brigham Young, photo circa 1870
Clarence King (1842-1901) as a young man


William Bell, Perched Rock, western Arizona Territory, 1872 photo for Wheeler Survey



See also[edit]


  1. ^ Cassandra Willyard (November 26, 2008). "Benchmarks: Exposing the Great Diamond Hoax". Earth. American Geological Institute. Retrieved September 13, 2010. 
  2. ^ McDougall, Walter A. (April 7, 2009). Throes of Democracy. HarperCollins. p. 551. ISBN 978-0-06-186236-6. Retrieved May 24, 2013. 
  3. ^ "THE DIAMOND FIELDS; Exposure of a Gigantic Swindle Report of Geological Experts The Ground "Salted" Dissolution of the Company". The New York Times. November 28, 1872. 

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