Document 90: Letter from Alfred McMichael

Diary and Letters of Alfred McMichael, Juliette Reinicker Papers, MSS 100, Acc. 79/68, Box 10,
Yukon Archives, Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada.

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Circle City
August 26, 1898

My dear Clara...The fact is, if one sticks to the truth, there is nothing wonderful to tell about this country. The intense picturesqueness of this great land consisted of lies told and retold. Of course the immense distance and inaccessibility aided the illusion.


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