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Collection Reference Number GLC05755.080
From Archive Folder Collections concerning the Alaskan gold rush 
Title Edwin B. Sherzer to Clara M. Miller sharing his feelings of anxiety and fears for his mother
Date 05 April 1902
Author Sherzer, Edwin B. (fl. 1900-1902)  
Recipient Miller, Clara M.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description "I hope you will not find me changed but I don't know. I feel the winter has been very hard on me and you may find me more sedate and serious than I was." Longs for spring; suffers anxiety about his mother and feels depressed. "I feel like a man in a dream. I have lost my appetite and at times can't sleep. The boys ask me what is the matter, but I dare not parade my troubles to them [. . . .] You see my mother's letter is heart rending . . . ." Plans to stay through summer to make money.
Subjects Alaska  Gold Rush  Frontiers and Exploration  Mining  Mental Health  Children and Family  Diet and Nutrition  Health and Medical  Finance  Women's History  
People Sherzer, Edwin B. (fl. 1900-1902)  Miller, Clara M. (fl. 1900-1902)  
Place written Nome, Alaska
Theme Westward Expansion; Health & Medicine
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