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C. A. Earle Rinker letter to his family, November 24, 1906

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MACMASTER & MACMASTER MINING STOCK BROKERS P.O. BOX 1063 GOLDFIELD, NEV. Nov 24 -06 Bros. & Sisters: Suppose you kids have been seeing snow. There was about 15 inches of snow on the ground yesterday evening. The sun came out pretty warm today and a part of the snow had melted. It has started in to snow again tonight. I have been sleeping by myself for a week and sometimes get pretty cold. I am lucky to have a room though. A whole train load of people come in here very night. The train does not get in until about 12:00 to 3:00 at night and most of them have to go to saloons and lay on the floor or any old place they can find under a roof until morning. The depot is about 2 miles out of the main part of town. People are coming in here and paying $10.00 a night for a cot and a couple of comforts and darned glad to get it at that. Everyone that had beds to rent are taking advantage of the rush. I could get $5.00 to $10.00 every night for half of my bed if I wanted



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C. A. Earle Rinker letter to his family, November 24, 1906
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Letter to brothers and sisters. He explained how there are a rush of people coming into Goldfield. He addressed where they look for rooms, rent cots, sleep on saloon floors, the prices, how he could rent out his room to share but chooses not to. He also discussed the prices for coal oil, eggs, and butter in Goldfield.
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