Arnold, James W.
Passenger, steam schooner National City, departing Portland, OR, 3/14/98 with “by far the larger number of her passengers” bound for the Copper River, but a few for Dyea/Skagway, Portland Oregonian, 3/15/98; [Note: J & W. Williams, F.A. Henry, and probably Schilling (=Shilling) and Smith were on National City]; QCMDR, 1898, p. 4; p. 140; witness for Mourer, p. 17, for Schilling, p. 22; for J.H. Smith & J. Williams, p. 107; 1899, witness for Ohlhausen, p. 113; witness for W. Williams, pl 151; Locator, p. 144; Locator, p. 151; witness for F. A. Henry, p. 153; Signer of Petition to the President from Quartz Creek and Teikell Mining Dist, May 8, 1899 requesting Capt. Abercrombie be given “permission to employ [on the trail to interior Alaska] those men who need work, and thus enable them to remain in the country. With a good trail those who have means will be able to bring in machinery, and the development of the country will be accelerated.” NARA RG 107, Entry 80. Office of the Secretary of the War Department: 1667-103 (note both James Arnold and James W. Arnold signed petition);
Charter member of the Order of Alaska Moose, 1899. The Valdez News. 1:40. 12/7/01. p. 3;