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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05245.47 Author/Creator: Horsfall, Charles G. (fl. 1900-1910) Place Written: Fort Davis, Alaska Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 16 June 1909 Pagination: 5 p.

Summary of Content: Discusses the family; Owen, who is 24, wrote from Turkey of Constantinople, Adena, and government control of the telegraph; Ed is attending Utah University, where he has joined fraternities; and Carol is in Grammar school where there are two seasons there "winter and July." Reports the Alaska Yukon Pacific Fair will be at Seattle and that there has been a great influx of Russians, Greeks, and Finns.

Background Information:

People: Horsfall, Charles

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

Subjects: AlaskaGold RushFrontiers and ExplorationExpositions and FairsImmigration and MigrationReligionChildren and FamilyGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsGovernment and CivicsTelegraphTravelEducationFraternal OrganizationWomen's History

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