Christensen, James P.
List of Scandinavians mostly Norwegians headed for Copper River area to form colony, estimated expenses for one year $187, St. Paul Pioneer Press, 3/3/98; Member of Scandinavian colony led by Holman that founded Copper Center; passenger on steamer Protection, departing Seattle 3/13/98 for Copper River points, Seattle P-I, 3/14/98; 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;