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Collection Reference Number GLC05245.53
From Archive Folder Collection of letters of Charles Horsfall 
Title Charles G. Horsfall to Owen Horsfall regarding his health and a recent baptism
Date 20 October 1910
Author Horsfall, Charles G. (fl. 1900-1910)  
Recipient Horsfall, Owen  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Horsfall apologizes to his son Owen for not writing sooner. Writes that he enjoys the work and outdoors, stating "I have felt even better than usual, tho' nothing seems to ail me at any time." Relates that "Dr. Cannon and his Chief Lieutenant had a baptism in Bering Sea a few weeks ago (a woman), and I understand there was a great crowd to see it, which is natural, considering the proverbial curiosity of the ordinary public pertaining to Mormon."
Subjects Alaska  Gold Rush  Frontiers and Exploration  Children and Family  Health and Medical  Mormon  Religion  
People Horsfall, Charles G. (fl. 1900-1910)  Horsfall, Owen (fl. 1900-1910)  
Place written Fort Davis, Alaska
Theme Health & Medicine; Religion; Women in American History
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