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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 023
Description Ink 1s scarce We brought m our tram a waggon load & a half of statmnarywbout 4000 dollars worth, they tell me The boxes of mk all froze &the bottles all broke-& the mk is very SCBK~ The broken bottles were examned and all the ink saved that could be The result, I am told, 1s about one pmi for the use of the Leg,slaturc & the Governor We had much staimnaiy left behind at Fort Larame Every ihmg that c& be left was left t& to make room m the waggons for ion, for our anmals-as preparatron for our passage through the deserts These d&ads may seem dry & statlit,cal&but they are the incidents of our existence. We live in five tent~`~One a dining room. Second a store mom of trunks boxes & so forth & such httle provmons as we have. Third a kitchen, in which we are building a c-v. Fourth-a sleepina tent for the young rid. Fifth-a double wall tent dw,ded mio parlour & bed chamber~e,ght feet by 10 each & 1s the admeasurement thereof, I believe In my par lour I have a carpet made of a grey blanket-in the centie 1s a little rug-A settee, covered with chintz, fills one side&a long, but narrow table with two little shelves of books won ii, fills the opposite side-one char stands m the centre I have also a httle stand for a work box &at the s,de of the enirance 1s a tmy stove You can hardly magme how cosy & comfortable It looks 1 qute en,oy It 23
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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 329183
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6xs5tn5/329183