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Sherzer, Edwin B. to Clara M. Miller

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05755.089 Author/Creator: Sherzer, Edwin B. Place Written: Nome, Alaska Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 14 June 1902 Pagination: 10 p. : envelope ; 21.2 x 13.6 cm.

Summary of Content: Things are brightening up. Thanks for letters and books.

People: Sherzer, Edwin B

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

Subjects: AlaskaGold RushFrontiers and ExplorationMiningMental HealthPost OfficeLiterature and Language Arts

Sub Era: Development of the West

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