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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 015
Description mdes dlstani,) & I have not seen him yei Thrs 1s the thrd day of our abode here-as yet we are c&into one lrttle teni -but hop to have another soon5 We dressed & undressed only once 111 two or three weeks asyg Not very comfortable There were no means of washmg of course after the weather was 50 verv cold, & 50 badly off for fuel too, as we were 1 must stop now The m;lll leaves here m a few days, but li 1s doubtful ,f li can get through Thrs express ii more hkely Excuse iepei,tion & rncoherence All 1s m such confusmn around-torn dirty & crowded One thmg stands on another &a dozen on top of that All our wagons unloaded ai once- & tents not up-& snow clouds hangmg hem+, promising snow before we get our thmgs protected-but the few remain- ing mules are to walk away to a sheltered place, ai soon as they can be taken-to save them alw, lf p& I cannot dcscnbc th,s place for I have not yet seen ,t&am a pnsoncr w,th my foot There 15 wood &wate~ & grass under the ndges-Rocky mountam~ behmd us- Wasatch mts 1" imnt. My friends were all well on 19th Sept. (The date of the letters reed here.) I have little io tell, that I can tell. If I ever get to the States again, I shall have a good deal io say. 75
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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 329175
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6xs5tn5/329175