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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 060
Description Commmmners appomtcd to confer with Govr C as to the best mode of makmg peace-of avo,dmg a war-& they are recommended io do, ,ust what Alfred & done, alone & un aIded- am sogm Eckels, Chief Justxe, as soon as Alfred had left for Salt Lake made a charne ito the nrand IWV assem bled here) against polygamy, twolh&rs aft& A. gad'left. Cal Kane said on hearine it on their return "Good God! His lift " has been I,, danger every hour, every mmute, i,nce he left here-nothmg but his own undaunted courage & firmness has saved hm, He has gone unaided mto all the settlements, throuah bands sworn to take h,s hfe, & has iome oui safe- but had a rumor of this action of Eckels reached there, he would have had a hundred bullets in him in less than ten Inmutes "1 And d,d noi Alfred over & over tell the Judge, "Sr, the government does not meddle v&h iher "pecuhar matu- t,ons `-Congress cannot do ,t-I have, you have no busmess with it. To enforce the U. 5. laws is all we have lo do." Then too the ludee seni out the marshal. sheriff. lustice of Peace. Secretary of St&C McCornuck, & 10 others, under pretense of buymg beef (where would they buy, when the country was under martial law, & only large bands of mormon soldlen on the road) m reahty, furnished w,th wnts for the arrest of "B Young & mty six others" ,nd,cted for treason, wherever they might find any of them-to bnng them to camp & xon them This, when Alfred had gone to iry io mduce them to subnut to U 5 laws-to tell them, personally, the whole truth of their pos,t,on, to show them how desperate was resistance, how terribly ihex people, ther women & children would suffer m 60
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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 329219
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6xs5tn5/329219