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Collection Reference Number GLC05755.097
From Archive Folder Collections concerning the Alaskan gold rush 
Title Edwin B. Sherzer to Clara M. Miller explaining how he distrusts the money-hungry citizens of Nome
Date 26 July 1902
Author Sherzer, Edwin B. (fl. 1900-1902)  
Recipient Miller, Clara M.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description The senator's arrival in town. He has been reading "Red Rock". Has seen there is a fuss over the military's handling of St. Michael. Mentions his bad opinion of fellow men in Nome. "Nearly everyone is out for the Almighty dollar and don't care how they get it, I have had my eyes opened and I can say there are very few I would trust, even the preaching and one would supposed God fearing men are worse than anyone else, and they all seem to turn out bad here."
Subjects Alaska  Gold Rush  Frontiers and Exploration  Mining  
People Sherzer, Edwin B. (fl. 1900-1902)  Miller, Clara M. (fl. 1900-1902)  
Place written Nome, Alaska
Theme Westward Expansion
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
Civil War: Recipient Relationship Wife