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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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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 069
Description Govr Powell & Major McCullough, commissioners of govern- ment sent out to Utah io do what Alfred had already done, before the aentlemen had left Waihm~ton, had preceded "5 by a few h&s on the journey. At this-hollow & maw a cleft stick, upright in the ground & a paper in the cleft! It was a note from our commissioners, telling US where they would encamp&await our coming. This camp was near the Yellow. 1 We passeda tolerable night, & in the morning were sur- rounded bv the most disagreeable looking Indians I have ever seen-& we have been surrounded by IndIani for several , months-so very ugly, & illthy & hideous m expression Two or three squaws were with the party, who looked Idmtlc, yet fierce & mmrable I wx glad to get away from the creatures" We enter to-da" Echo Ca,=mn These cafions are sad to have been the beds of rivcr~, many centuries ago. The first ten des or so the calion wx one long grassy valley, w,th very h,eh ereen hdls r,~,n~ on each s,dc-averarw about half a mile E, width a little pebbly stream twists& &rm & winds about in the valley. We crow it every few steps. The world is quite shut out from the quiet valley-but soon the banks became rocky cliffs, & a~mme all kinds of strange fantastic shapes, &the valley narrows to a mere httle road-then-then -words fail me to desmbe the exceedw emot,on that illled my heart to aching as we advanced-oily in the month of June does Echo Canon look a~ ii did when it wx my good fortune to see grandeur & beauty such a~ 1 can never forget. On my right were copper or orange cold. cliffs, 54 to be two thousand feet high in many places. These cliffs overhung our path (hardly a road, it was 50 grassy) &made it dim in broad 69
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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 329227
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6xs5tn5/329227