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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
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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
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6xs5tn5

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Title Genteel Gentile, page 013
Description Camp Scott - Utah Terry, 28 Novr 1857. 'The arrested Mormons were ortirers of the Nauvoo Legion-Major Joseph Taylor and his adjutant, William Rufus Rogers Stowell-who were captured by Captain Randolph B. Marty on Ham's Fork on CXtobei Ifo. Taylor Liter ese.iped, but btowel] remained a prisoner throughout ^Alfred (Jr.) was Captain Alfred Cummin- of the Tenih Infantry, Governor Cumming's nephew. At the age of sixteen he h.id er.icicd West Point and upon graduation had been assigned to the infantry. Later, in 1861 when Georgia seceded trom the Union, he resigned his comrrus- Confederate States. He rose to the rank of brigadier general. He "was 'Lvoiinaed three times, hvice seveveh", but he survived the Civil War. Cumming, Descendants, p. 21; Knight, Standard Uislau' of Ceatgia, 4:2129. L^ear Anne, ..-^ An express leaving & I have but a moment left in which to write-Our animals are all dead or dying, & we must stop here all winter, where there is wood & water. Alfred has made this the seat of govt. Mormons have been arrested, near here, particulars you will see in papers! Alfred fjnr) I have not yet seen! The express which takes this, takes Alfred's Proclamation & letter to B. Young, to Washington. You will see them in the papers, if this express should get there. The two or three last days of our journey here, our animals could just stand. We had no corn for them. We were passing a long desert, little or no grass-Thermometer below Zero In the day -at night, not only cold, but wind. We left about 200 animals dead; we loosed the harness & they fell on the road-some stood still in the snow-ravens all around them, the animals freezing but not dead-only motionless. The Command which 13
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Source The genteel gentile : letters of Elizabeth Cumming, 1857-1858
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2005-04-15
Date Modified 2005-04-15
ID 329173
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6xs5tn5/329173