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Collection Reference Number GLC05245.29
From Archive Folder Collection of letters of Charles Horsfall 
Title Charles G. Horsfall to Owen Horsfall regarding attending Owen's college Commencement, leaving the area and a railway line proposal
Date 19 June 1905
Author Horsfall, Charles G. (fl. 1900-1910)  
Recipient Horsfall, Owen  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Wishes he could have attended Owen's college Commencement. Thinks he should leave the area but keeps putting it off. There is a movement to "establish a 'Choo-Choo' line for passengers and freight between Nome and Solomon." Written on YMCA Army Department stationery.
Subjects Alaska  Gold Rush  Frontiers and Exploration  Children and Family  Education  Railroad  Transportation  
People Horsfall, Charles G. (fl. 1900-1910)  Horsfall, Owen (fl. 1900-1910)  
Place written Nome, Alaska
Theme Education; Science, Technology, Invention
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