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Sherzer, Edwin B. to Clara M. Miller

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05755.008 Author/Creator: Sherzer, Edwin B. Place Written: Nome, Alaska Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 11 July 1900 Pagination: 15 p. : envelope ; 22.3 x 14.3 cm.

Summary of Content: re: Newsy letter from his wife. Talks about his sister and brother and how they are. And a company where his brother works in. All of sudden, Talks about Gods and stuff. But then later talks about some dog which supposed to make Clara jealous.

People: Sherzer, Edwin B

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

Subjects: AlaskaGold RushFrontiers and ExplorationMiningLaborPetsChildren and FamilyWomen's HistoryTransportation

Sub Era: Development of the West

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