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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 076
Description na others-& hoped that we should get mto the cey quietly- though as Alfred had ' conquered a peace" a few days before, &had made friends, positive friends of thorough going ene- mies, 1 thought there might be a reception--a&one, I knew-for the city was to be abandoned by its inhabitants, until after the armv had oassed throueh. This had been agreed upon-but I ias &prepared for the death hke st& ness which ensted" A large, beautiful sty, the houses all separate-each web es gardenpwlde streets, w,th a pebbly stream runnmg on each s,dcpc,ty capable of coniammg twenty thousand inhabitants-as level as Augusta Georgia- houses mostly about two stories hiah, built of adobes. which are hke bricks m shape & snc, but; grey stone color mead of red The gardens full of flowers &vegetables & prom,se of fru-but the doors of all houses closed-not a wmdow to be seen-only boards mstead--not a carnage or wagon or mule or horse or men to be seen Mauntams all around us, lookmg m the clear atmosphere, but a few feet from US-snow on the taps, green below-& the rushing of the water on each side the only sound. The vallev citv covers a level area of several mlles+& one wondered when one should wake from a dram --or tned to look away from the plctured place lt did noi seem d-but you could not look away The mountams shut you m all around The gorge through wluch we approached, was no longer vnble By & bye, Dr Forney (who had preceded us) came up to my carnage, which was m advance,-he got m, &told Dundee to drwe to Siames'i house-which had been left all ready for us It was at thls house that Co1 Kane & Alfred had remamed 76
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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 329234
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6xs5tn5/329234