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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 030
Description of the Country on your Route. When you approach the road, send Scouts ahead to ascertam If thhc mvadmg troops have uassed that way Should thev have paised, take a concealed mute & get ahead of them. Express to Cal. Burton, who is now on that road, & in the vicinity of the troops & affect a junction with him, so as to operate in concert. On ascertaining the locality or mute of the troops, proceed at once ta annoy them in every possible way. Use every exertion to stampede their animals, & set fire to their trains. Burn the whole country before them & on their flanks. Keep them from sleeping, by night surprises. Blockade the road by felling trees or destroy- ing river fords, where you can. Watch for opportunities to set fire to the grass on their windward, so as, if possible, to envelope their trains. Leave no grass before them that can be burned. Keep your men concealed as much as possible, and guard against surprises. Keep Scouts out at all times, &corn- municate open with Cal Burton, Major McAllister, and 0. I' Rockwell, who are operating in the same way. Keep me advised daily of yam movements, & every step the troops take, &in which direction. God bless you & give you sue- cess'l- Your Brother in Christ, Danl. H. Wells Lieut. Gen. Nauvoo Legion, Commanding P. 5. If the troops have noi passed, or have turned in this di- rection, follow in their rear & continue to annoy them, burn- ing anything they may have. Take no I&, but destroy their 30
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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 329190
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6xs5tn5/329190