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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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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 044
Description I thought him to be." Milton D. Hammond Journal, 6 Ma; 1858, IDS Church Archive;,; Gove, Utah hx,u-diiioii, p. 145. See also Langley, To Utah toitli the Dragcca, pp. 118-19. 1 be hei "gentlem cws to Eli abeth v supported the gov as probably Jacob Fo n ey. >f tli grad Disti ally comt rbed th,it \of*Z a pe also like Cu ce policy ra he ing, h ad tirring up trouble for C ng to members of the Jucha g in camp b 7nar nlv n ll If to his ol neyGene'i the aclioi i friend al 1 eren SreTa'r ^of"sllte gcs to Washington iah S. Hlack in an e opposed to a pea lewis 'c to lus o attempt t ccabk sl d f'rie yet to you-if the express had gone, "I was at Fort Bridger this morng after I left you, & heard groups of officers talking in a loud & excited manner-Talking of the Governor's having compromised the honor of his country by his seeking peace on such terms as they chose to suppose he had." The "gentleman" said he had very little to say to any one, he was on his own business, & had already said very freely all he had to say on the matter, but that he wished you might know & be able to defend yourself by keeping the strictest record of your doings &l copies of all letters & papers you might write? "I would give any thing to see him for fifteen minutes & tell some things to him." "Will you write them & let me enclose them?" He declined. "Will you tell me. I will mention no names." He paused-"No-better not-Much that I virtually know, is only inferential. My end will be answered in coming here, if you warn him that I see reason to think a large party has arrayed itself against him & this procedure of his, & that he must be armed with defences against the misrepresentations, which take their rise chiefly, I believe in wounded pride. & some of which emanate from men he now, 1 have reason to believe, he esteems his friends. These defences will be chiefly in keeping the most careful & exact record of every thing which he is concerned in, & copies of even the smallest note he may write." He also said that he had heard letters giving these distorted views of your late course of procedure were preparing for Washington. He had also heard that Col. J was to send your letter to him (Col. J.) & a copy of the Col's reply to you to Washington by express immediately. He did not know there was anything in this, unfriendly to you, but he 44
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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 329203
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6xs5tn5/329203