A newspaper in Glasgow, Scotland (and doubtless many other newspapers in many other places), dated April 10, 1873, reproduced the text of a telegram recently received in Great Britain. The sender is identified only as “American correspondent” –
New York, Wednesday. – Brigham Young has resigned the leadership of the Mormons, and goes to Arizona. He divides his immense property among his sixteen wives and his sixty children. Some old Mormons probably will follow him. The Mormon problem in Utah is considered to be solved.