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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
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Topic Frontier and pioneer life; Polygamy; Letters; Utah Expedition (1857-1858)
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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 067
Description Great Salt Lake City 17th June 1858. Stowell's account of their departure for Hie valley offers a somewhat different, and perhaps unexpected, view of pany him to Sali Lake. On going lo his quarters ihe day which had been set for starting, I learned thai his wife wa noi willing to go and feigned ^ii.kness as an apology. This resulted in the teams being turned out for that day. "The following morning he lold his ready for he was going to start. He when he returned to his quarters fi>i l\is told him. that rv]rs Cumminj^ was sick He ordered ihe teamsters to take her t going Lo Salt Lake. The men began to ming's things, but in a littk- while she ready to go. When we en to get the teams :nt off a while and breakfast, his orderly and could not go. his wraih that he was jut Mrs. Cum- the fast picket guard, 1 saw a [iumbi']' ot armed men who did not appear to bclonj to the military. I was afterwards lold by men of my own people who were on the ground that they were a mob whe had come out of camp with the design of killing me, but my being so close to the t .ovemor prevented them. L/ear Sarah, ~p As I have not written to you for a long time, 1 shall direct this letter to you, instead of Anne, to whom I often write-& I trust to receive an answer from you, telling "all about" old friends & faces & yourself. The mail leaves here now once a week. 1 have so much to do & see & think, that writing letters to friends, instead of talking, seems very ineffectual to convey any idea of our lives. We left Fort Bridger on the 3d of June. Our party consisted of Alfred & his ambulance driver, Dr Forney & his driver & cook-myself & the little girl & my good servant Dundee-in a third ambulance, & a Mormon, Stowell, who has been a prisoner all winter! Three baggage wagons with their teamsters accompanied us. It blew cold-then it snowed, then it hailed & then was cold as winter. The road was dreary till we came to a descent called Cobblestone Hill (a very good raoun- 67
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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 329225
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6xs5tn5/329225