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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
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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
Resolution TIFF: Vertical: 740 x 1000 pixels, Horizontal: 1300 x 1000 pixels
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
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6xs5tn5

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Title Genteel Gentile, page 003
Description :St. Louis was the gateway to the West. From this river city numerous parties departed to explore and settle the Great Plains, the Rocky Mountains, the Northwest, and the California Slope. when President James Buchanan called him to Washington, On Missouri River, 25th Aug. 1857 About a fortnight since, I returned from Boston, where I had been to arrange certain matters & things, to which I have for years been accustomed to attend-also, to bid good bye, preparatory to going to Utah-which journey, though a long one, will not, in all probability, involve a longer absence from my friends than usual. Since my return to St. Louis' I have been too busy to write with any comfort. I have limited myself exclusively to letters home-Every moment has been full. I had to make preparations for housekeeping in Utah, as well as peculiar ones for a peculiar journey; & very little time to do it in. Since Alfred returned from Washington, he has been much engaged in closing up his Indian business2-besides making some preparations for our journey-very uncertain ones, however, as the time of our leaving, & the attendant
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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 329163
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6xs5tn5/329163