Gold mines and mining
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box 3, Folder: 20
Identifier: C-Misc 109
Scope and Contents Two holograph letters written by Joe Gabriel in Dawson City, Northwest Territory, Canada, to Nellie White in Chehalis, WA. The letters are dated December 1, 1897 and April 1898. Gabriel's letters express his enthusiasm and optimism regarding the Yukon Gold Rush. He writes to White about a business idea in which he would take photographs of the Gold Region and sell them to other prospectors to send home as souvenirs. Gabriel also asks White to send items on a lengthy list of supplies.
Scope and Contents Collection contains manuscript family letters and related papers, 1844-1875, documenting the lives of Abijah Richardson, Jr., and his wife, Frances M. Manning Richardson of Medway and (later) Lawrence, Mass. Letters are often loving and informative, written by Abijah to his wife and parents in Medway, while he and his brother-in-law, Alvan W. Manning, sought their fortunes in California during the Gold Rush, 1852-1856. In total, there are ten letters concerning the Gold Rush, in which...