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Collection Reference Number GLC05245.38
From Archive Folder Collection of letters of Charles Horsfall 
Title Charles G. Horsfall to Children discussing working at the pump house, their exercises his correspondence course and sending money
Date 30 September 1907
Author Horsfall, Charles G. (fl. 1900-1910)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Discusses working the night shift at the pump house. Asks about the boys' commencement exercises. Thinks Owen would do well in the educational field. Resumed his correspondence course but has switched into the Stationary Engineers Course. Promises to send them $150 and mentions their recent visit. Expects Carol to be a pianist. He is surprised that the level of the Salt Lake has risen. Reports that an officer "smashed" his nose demonstrating how to carry a 200 lb sack of coal.
Subjects Alaska  Gold Rush  Frontiers and Exploration  Injury or Wound  Education  Children and Family  Finance  Music  Women's History  
People Horsfall, Charles G. (fl. 1900-1910)  
Place written Nome, Alaska
Theme Education; Children & Family; Women in American History; Merchants & Commerce
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Additional Information Writes to his children and wife about Klondike gold fields, mining, life in Alaska, Mormons, and the 1906 election. Horsfall was a Mormon.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
Civil War: Recipient Relationship Son  Daughter