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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 083
Description all the nxhtary afirers called on us iortunately, the straw- berrres were not yet over, & I had enough for all The proprie- tor of the eatmg room I have alluded to, had (m expectatum of thex dmmg w,rh h,m) made a great effort & obtamed &? kmds of meat 50 all were satisfied Capn Alfred Cummmg had called early m the morng, but "the Queen was m the k&hen" hullmg itrawbernes However, the "Kmg" who was smokmg a pqe, shared a 4 pipe w,th the Captam, who pramlied to call agaIn-after the formal calls were over Monday ?.a-Alfred left for Provo Several offiiers called ,n the day to say good bye, for they sad no one could stay any longer at that camp The dust was so mtalerable, they had not had dmner cooked at all, the httle grass all gone, & the camp was to be moved early m the morng, first twelve, then SLX miles-then a halt of a few days & then to move again It IS well they go-much as I hke some of the gentlemen, yet the feclmg of the army 1s anythmg but friendly to the Mor- mons, & these last rcaprocate the feelmg, & even m these two days, notwthstandmg the absence of the c,t,zens & the good dlsc~plme of the army, half a dozen quarrels have been commenced, wh,ch threaten the "peace" 50 lately concluded` For mstance, one mormon gentleman, who had come down from Provo on busmess, was Introduced by a Gentde c,t,zen to an army officer, a heut though 45 years old-old enough to know better The offlier folded his arms, & dechned the introduction--& thereupon ensued some words which would have led to difficulty, but that the parties were separated by those who were interested in the continuance of the peace. They were reminded Alfred !&entered into certain engage- 83
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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 329241
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6xs5tn5/329241