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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 016
Description God grant we may return in some other season than win- ter. It is like a nightmare io think of our journey, since we reached the summit of Rocky mountains & winter at one & the same time. My good little pony, my six years old friend, whom I rode 50 much in the previous part of the journey, was lost in the snows, & so probably starved to death. We could not find him in the morning, & remained iwo hours seekmg bun but could spare no more tm,e He has eaten from mv hand 50 long When we had only 3 bushels of corn left for 55 mules, food for five days, he ate my b& with me morning&night. Perhaps he has only starved a little sooner. He was my ps, & I miss hnn vsy much. I have never seen Alfred in better health. He is busy with gentlemen, (officers &c) nearly all day--arranging for the future, talking over this pa business"-&c. &c. AI1 the different detachments of troops, sent out during the summer, have assembled near here-to have sufficient force io repel an assault. All the cm are camped about us. We are less than half a mile from the main camp. Chief Justice Eckles, Dist. Attory Hockaday-Dr. Forney (the Supt. of Utah Indi- ans.) & two or three other civil officers (the rest will come in spring) all our teamsters, (who must stay with us, as they xm noi go) all the G& merchants, with goods for Salt Lake, (who cannot go on either, under penalty of death if they enter the city) are of our camp. The climate is good, they say. W&r is good, I know. The officers and troops are said to be in good spirits. The dragoons, who accompanied us are ~3 glad to be through with the cold journey, & the haunting & w- able fear, that our animals might not last alive long enough 16
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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 329176
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6xs5tn5/329176