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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 070
Description day light. On the left was, nearlv as high, a mass of the dens- est, richest foliage, not many trees, but shrubs vines, and small trees, fruit trees (wild) every thing in blossom, an 1 know not what foundation close ai your feet a deep, narrow rocky ravine, where the water gushed&rushed &foamed. Do you remember the copper cold. towers, which the powerful Genii, cursed by Solomon, are said to have inhabited, when driven from the mansions af the blest-told of in Eastern Tales & mythologies? These rocky cliffs were as those are described. I could noi think of Echo Cafion-but imaginaiion was thrown far away into the land of fable & mythology. One would not be Kp& ai Amy thing or Amy being appearing in such a place. My pony & I weni every where that pony & 1 Cpuld go-leaving the ambulances to plod as they chose. Some of the cliffs had been scaled by adventurous Mormons, C rude fortifiations were seen in spots where it seemed as though only eagles could attain-forts built for hurling stones? I was fortunate in noi riding in my carriage-for having rode far ahead, I stopped to arrange my hair, which bushes & branches had disarranged, behold my ambulance approached, the mules dragging poor Dundee, on his back on the ground & the carriage lying on its side. The road was so craggy & rough, that the mules could not drag it far, & fortunately there was not damage done-only a few bruises. We went through twenty five or thirty miles in the caiion, when ,i wIdened & other most p~~uresque & lovely scenery appeared-but of a character entnelv dlffermr from that of the cafion. The Weber river appeared, with its lovely islands, groves of lofty trees, names unknown-with a rapid current 70
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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 329228
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6xs5tn5/329228