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Collection Reference Number GLC05245.42
From Archive Folder Collection of letters of Charles Horsfall 
Title Charles G. Horsfall to My son regarding his son attending a church mission and his recent birthday
Date 17 August 1908
Author Horsfall, Charles G. (fl. 1900-1910)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description He is proud that Owen has chosen to go on a church mission. He is sending a $500 draft. He asks if Owen will visit any of he family in England or on Long Island. The plant just bought a small steam engine and steam washer. He asks if Owen's speech has improved. He recently turned 49.
Subjects Alaska  Gold Rush  Frontiers and Exploration  Steam  Holidays and Celebrations  Religion  Children and Family  
People Horsfall, Charles G. (fl. 1900-1910)  
Place written Nome, Alaska
Theme Science, Technology, Invention; Religion; Children & Family
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