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Horsfall, Charles G. (fl. 1900-1910) to Owen Horsfall

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05245.08 Author/Creator: Horsfall, Charles G. (fl. 1900-1910) Place Written: Nome, Alaska Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 21 January 1901-22 January 1901 Pagination: 6 p.

Summary of Content: Wants his family to spend the winter with him after they find land. Feels he has to make up for his past drinking and gambling, and states, "All my best endeavors for the rest of my life shall be put forward to atone for my neglect during the past year and a half." Describes himself as a "broken reed" and hopes his son doesn't turn out like him.

People: Horsfall, Charles

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: AlaskaGold RushFrontiers and ExplorationAlcoholGamblingMorality and EthicsChildren and Family

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