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The Letters of a Remittance Man to His Mother

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Title:The Letters of a Remittance Man to His Mother
Jarvis, W. H. P. (William Henry Pope)   
(3 of 4 for author by title)
Trails and Tales in Cobalt
The Great Gold Rush. A Tale of the Klondike
Published:   1908
Publisher:John Murray
Tags:Canadiana, fiction, historical

Letters written by a young English man recently arrived in western Canada. He is living on funds remitted (i.e., provided) by his family to ensure that he doesn't return home. The letters describe several years of his trials and hardships. [Suggest a different description.]

Pages:48 Info

Author Bio for Jarvis, W. H. P. (William Henry Pope)

W.H.P. (William Henry Pope) Jarvis (1876-1944) was a Canadian journalist and writer. He was born in 1876 in Summerside, Prince Edward Island. He worked as a journalist and spent time prospecting and mining in the Yukon and Alaska. He wrote three novels which reflect his time in the mining industry. His prose is heavy with the technical details of prospecting and the struggle to live in the wilderness. (Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature)

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