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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 047
Description twecn hm, & Bngham Young-& some have wreten thus to Washmgton But I wdl copy for you an acct of the first part of h,s ,oumey, from a ,oumal he sent me Alired "Cd Kane & I, ncrompamed by the iwo dnvers Jm, &Petty, proceeded to a well-known spring- - -on our first day's ,ourncy About sunset 1 sent Jim back to aId Petty in gettmg lx wagon along " (This wagon contamed prow smns, &all the mules of both wagons were some of our poor creatures pst ahve after the cold & stavatmn of the wmier ) Cd Kane rode forward to r~~onmxtre m the wimlty~ proposed camp The hlll whxh descends to the spnng valley E precipitous &uneven but I reached the valley At the bot- tom I &countered a snowdrift&down went the mules, and after floundering awhile, they became perfectly resigned-but by gentle persuasion they were at length induced to make one great effort and landed once more on "Terra Firma." Petty & Jim were not so fortunate. They turned over the wagon in descending the hill, &then plunged into the snow drift, where the wagon stuck fast. Meanwhile Cal. Kane returned. After a consultatmn, we plocecded to "the Spring" I sent the men to pxket the mules & brmg up our blankets, and jam us beyond the mountam rocks, to which we thought ,t prudent ia retue from the trail We wmted long for them, but all in "am They had seen "Indian s,gns" & d,d not come up So 1 and my worthy A,de de Camp made our bed upan `the cold, c& ground " I suKered no mconvemence, but the gallant Colonel had been baphied m our aitempi to cross the Creek, and con- sequently suffered some In the mammg, we retuned to the trad, and ,t would have made you laugh to see the joyous 47
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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 329206
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6xs5tn5/329206