Document 68: Letters Home from John H. Lindsay

John H. Lindsay Collection, MSS 12, Acc. 82/173, Yukon Archives, Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada.

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4 August 1899. Fox Gulch, Yukon Terr. I am working for wages now but don't think the job will last very long....

10 June 1900. Monte Cristo Hill, Klondike District. ...only worked 9 hours and a half and eleven days last month on account of not getting any water to wash with only for that I would have got my pay long ago. Although a great many have gone down the River to Cape Nome, Koyukuk and the Tanana. There are lots of people in here looking for work.


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