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Sherzer, Edwin B. to Clara M. Miller

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05755.031 Author/Creator: Sherzer, Edwin B. Place Written: Nome, Alaska Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 24 February 1901 Pagination: 6 p. : envelope ; 23.5 x 15.2 cm.

Summary of Content: re: Detailed weather report, and his quest to find after the storm. Explains the situation with the mail. And also explains why his clothes stops him from going to church.

People: Sherzer, Edwin B

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

Subjects: AlaskaGold RushFrontiers and ExplorationMiningExtreme WeatherPost OfficeClothing and AccessoriesReligion

Sub Era: Development of the West

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