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Collection Reference Number GLC05245.37
From Archive Folder Collection of letters of Charles Horsfall 
Title Charles G. Horsfall to My dear boys and girl regarding their health, last year's strikes, his birthday and his future plans
Date 11 September 1907
Author Horsfall, Charles G. (fl. 1900-1910)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Thinks Owen should do some "rusticating" and worries about his nosebleeds. Thinks last year's strikes are affecting the gold output and that individual mining is coming to an end. He is glad Uncle Jesse Knight is taking care of the holdings. Regrets to hear of Heywood's death. Reminds Ed to be "Johnny-on-the-spot" regarding work. Mentions he just had a birthday and is 48. Gives the boys college and nutrition advice. Discusses a cinnamon dog he bought for his team. Speculates about his plans after Alaska. Says the Guggenheims have their "claws" everywhere.
Subjects Alaska  Gold Rush  Frontiers and Exploration  Diet and Nutrition  Pets  Transportation  Finance  Children and Family  Health and Medical  Mining  Death  Holidays and Celebrations  Education  
People Horsfall, Charles G. (fl. 1900-1910)  
Place written Nome, Alaska
Theme Children & Family; Education; Health & Medicine
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