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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 072
Description rocks of the Rocky Mouniams I wore a drab cold ndmg dress, & an nnmenie brown Leghorn flat, ample protectmn agamst sun Cram; &ah bathos' a pm of gold spectacles very much out af keepmg w,th the scene & my fancy A great river on one side of me, raarmg & foamq--a large pde of pointed rocks an my right, standing out from an elevation which rocks are named "Govr Cummina & his Generals-named because they all itIck fast m the m&tam & annot stir" and two Indians ndmg by my side wthout blankets or buffalo robes Alfred in an ambulance a few rods before us, smokmg a p'pe, & talkmg to some other Indrans, w,th grunts & s,gns By and Bye, we came to where we must cross the Weber The cmnrn~~s~~ners were on the farther s,dc-had crossed I,, the marng & the river had risen rqxdly smce then-but our bag- gage & provision wagons had not come up, &we determ,ned to camp on th,s bank, & wa,t for the wagons So we waeed- but tents & prawsmns came noi 50 I got mto my ambulance, &sang to my gutar td I was tmd, &then watched the I&- ans wading and swmming over the nver~some horses laden wth elk mai-swnnmmg over v&h them An Indmn squaw was nursmg her child an the bank-the only pretty lndmn baby I have seen-the only one which & The baby was in a great bark shoe, fastened down tightly--only the face vmble It cannoi move head, neck, arms, body or Imbs-& so they are kept m thxs durance all day, slung at the mother's back, face outwards-m an, wmd & ram It would puzzle some of us to smle in such a seuatmn-but thrs chdd man aged it' Alfred meanwhde sat at a sage bush f,re, g, talked with Stowell, the Mormon, & roasted two potatoes I fortu- 72
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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 329230
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6xs5tn5/329230