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Identifier genteel_gentile
Title The Genteel Gentile, Letters of Elizabeth Cumming, 1857 - 1858
Creator Canning, Ray R.; Beeton, Beverly
Subject Utah Expedition, 1857-1858; Frontier and pioneer life; Polygamy; Letters
Subject Local Cumming, Elizabeth Wells Randall, 1811-1867; Utah War, 1857-58
Description Letters Elizabeth Cumming wrote to her sisters-in-law describing her adventures accompanying the Utah Expedition from the Missouri River to the Salt Lake Valley in 1857-58.
Publisher Tanner Trust Fund University of Utah Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Contributors Series Editors: Cooley, Everett L.; Madsen, Brigham D.; Tyler, S. Lyman; Ward, Margery W.
Date 1977
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Format Creation Digital images scanned at 8-bit grayscale on an Epson Expression 836XL flatbed scanner, and saved as uncompressed TIFF files at 1300 x 1000 pixels resolution. Display GIF files generated In PhotoShop.
Source The genteel gentile : letters of Elizabeth Cumming, 1857-1858
Language eng
Relation Is Part Of: Utah, the Mormons, and the West, no. 8
Coverage 1857-1858
Rights Management University of Utah, Copyright 2001
Holding Institution J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah.
Source Physical Dimensions 25.5 cm x 20.5 cm
Source Characteristics Printed Hard Cover Book
Scanning Device Epson Expression 836XL Flatbed Scanner
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Dimensions Gif: Vertical: 740 x 1000 pixels, Horizontal: 1300 x 1000 pixels
Bit Depth Text and Images: 8-bit (grayscale)
Scanning Technician Clifton Brooks
Metadata Cataloger Clifton Brooks; Jan Robertson
Call Number F 826 .C98
ARK ark:/87278/s6xs5tn5
Topic Frontier and pioneer life; Polygamy; Letters; Utah Expedition (1857-1858)
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2005-04-20
Date Modified 2011-04-07
ID 329269
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Title Genteel Gentile, page 094
Description men to bear and forbear--to remember how recently the threaiemng cloud of war has passed over them &to remember the &,a of the unprmapled men who are irymg io rreate & wound. The older men are not so exposed to this evil. Alfred has insisted on restitution beinn made bv the Mor- hands. They have never yet refused to make it-when restiiu- tion was possible-& if there has been any hesitation about it, m consequence of the enormously high prices of many artdes here al thrs txne, Bngham signs an order, which & be obeyed, as M depends on Bngham-(as the Pope can excmnmun~ate a C&h&-io Brigham "ruts off" from "the church") The Mormons, as a community, seem peaceable and well disposed I have been here several months, and have never yet heard nuke or oaths in the street, by night or by day It E quet here as ma New England vdlage' I have seen only one Mormon man mtoxxated-& that was durmg a pubhc h&day -and such an mdustrlous commumty 1s this, that strangers always speak of li with admnatlon This IS the srde that touches g As for themselves personally they are, so far as my observat,on goes, generally'ignarant, fanatxal, EU~PETS~I- tious, &possessing a profound disdain for the religiou~belief of the rest of the world&but all these last qualities are their own busmess, a rune So far as we are concerned, they are all that we ought to ask Such devotedness to theu rehgmn as they evince 1s ,n- struciwe m more ways than one The sprat of martyrdom here hves and has Its bcmg Here one sees the power af @LO- 94
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Source The genteel gentile : letters of Elizabeth Cumming, 1857-1858
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
ID 329252
Reference URL