Church artifact collection on sale for $3.2 million dollars

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By Ashley Chase

(BusinessWire)

A private collection of artifacts related to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is for sale for $3.2 million dollars.

The G. Ralph Bailey Collection has more than 4,000 items that date back to the early 1800s. The collection includes letters written by Brigham Young when the saints arrived at the Salt Lake Valley. It also has early pamphlets from the Church, three first editions of The Book of Mormon, legal documents and drawings from Utah artist Jack Sears.

The collection will be sold as a complete set.

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