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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
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 075
Description seen mountams often-have crossed the Alleghanies a dozen tmes, the Whrte & Green mountams are not unknown to my early days I crossed the Rocky mouniams wthout any unu- sual emotion-but never have I nnagmed any thmg like what 1 have seen on th,s day7 Do not thmk me affected when I say my heart & It was phyxal ps produced m me by what I saw I cannot describe ,t I can only &! ,t--& that feehng ~111 contmue durq my hfe The most unearthly, werd, wild scenes crowd on my memory 1 chmbed one mountain on foot, more by my arms than feet, for steepness, walked through the passes, leadmg my pony, for several miles, while the rzoor teamsters & ambulance drrvers, were getting down the long mountain. The wheels were locked, the two hinder wheels rooed of all the vehicles, the drivers &wagon master (who su&ntends d the veh~les & IS always on horseback) & Alfred all on foot, helping mules, pushmg & llltmg & "scatchmg" wheelP Another of our three wdgons met ire" ble The wheel was sprung &we had to leave li behmd with a guard I did not know how tred 1 was, till we encamped at the foot of the mountan-& then ,t seems to me I was never more so-all toa tred for supper that mght 8 June-We wcrc ready late this morng A gentleman from Salt Lake C,tv arrrved about rime-o-elk, & begged us not to cross the next mountain, but go round by a Caiian road, which wound round its foot. He left-& we left an hour after. We d,d not see any road but the one over the next mountam -50 we took that" I mended shoes & gloves & frock, whxh my adveniures of the day before had caused to look some- what hkc the clothes of the ugly LJte Indnns-but I could get 75
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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 329233
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6xs5tn5/329233