• Creator
  • Carmack, George W. (George Washington), 1860-1922
  • Created Date
  • 1895
  • Description
  • George Carmack, one of the first three people to discover gold in the Yukon Territory,writes to his sister and her husband James Watson about life in the Yukon - working, hunting, and the small amount of gold he has found so far. "There is a big gold field in there and I want my share of it and am going to have it if the lord wills it," he says. He also includes a rough map of the Klondike in the area he has been traveling in.Punctuation has b... more
    George Carmack, one of the first three people to discover gold in the Yukon Territory,writes to his sister and her husband James Watson about life in the Yukon - working, hunting, and the small amount of gold he has found so far. "There is a big gold field in there and I want my share of it and am going to have it if the lord wills it," he says. He also includes a rough map of the Klondike in the area he has been traveling in.Punctuation has been added to the transcription in order to improve readability. less
  • Format
  • text
    Letter (correspondence)
    Scanned from original text or image at 400 dpi saved in TIFF format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2006