Fish, Mr. James. Sr.

Fish, Mr. James. Sr.


Entered into power of attorney agreement with Melvin Dempsey on 2/21/1900, revoked 1/3/1901, VMDR, 1900, p. 214; Location notice for “Sunshine (fraction) Claim,” joins east side of claim #3 above Discovery, 4/30/1900, p. 122, Chisna MD.Records, 1900;


Agreement; The “East Side Claim,” No. 13 above Discovery “James Fish the purchaser of the right titile and interst of John G. Snyder and Melvin Dempsey attorney for Sylvester Grogg that the lower half of said claim should be assigned to Sylvester Grogg and the upper half to James Fish,” 2/5/1901, VMDR, 1900, p. 264; Revocation of a Power of Attorney: revokes power of attorney agreement with Melvin Dempsey which he entered on 2/21/1900, VMDR, 1900, p. 214; Power of Attorney agreement; appoints Robert Fulkerson as his power of attorney to locate, stake, and record placer claims, 1/3/1901, VMDR, 1900, p. 214; Accompanied by Mrs. Fish and children left for Seattle; Jim return in January; family spend the winter below. The Valdez News. 1:31. 10/5/01; Notary Public, Book A of Mortgages, p. 4; Sworn statement gives his title as “Cheif Clerk at large R.M.S. Post office department of U.S. of America,” p. 3 Chisna MD Records, 1900; Proof of Labor of $200 on east side claim No. 3 above Discovery on Chisna, by Dempsey, Snyder, and Fish, p. 238, Chisna MD.Records, 1900;


Indenture made March 12, 1902 between Dempsey, James Fish, and O.J. Hosford (Trustees for the Endeavor Congregational Church and the Congregational Church Building Society (New York), indebtedness of $400 for construction of the parsonage, terms of repayment, Book A of Mortgages, pp. 96-98; Second indenture for $500 to Congregational Church Building Society, pp. 101-103; Mining lease from M. Dempsey, Mrs. Nellie E. Fish, and James Fish to W.W. Beck to mine 1/2 interest in the Cole’s Placer Mine at Slate Creek for 1/2 profits, free use of Dempsey’s water rights, etc., 9/25/1900, witness M.C. Murman, Chistochina, No. 2, pp. 207-208; Dempsey sells his 1/2 interest in the Cole’s Placer claim to Nellie E and James Fish, 10/2/1900, witness M.C. Murman, Chistochina No. 2, p. 209; James & Nellie Fish sell for $400 the East Side Mine on the Chisna River to Simon and Isadore Erlanger, 12/19/1900, Chisna MDR, No. 2, p. 213;

Additional Information

February 24, 1903, Mortgages long list of property along Military trail (Tiekell, Tonsina River, Copper Center, Chistochina, Mentasta, etc. good list of descriptions of property) used for postal route to Simon Erlanger of San Francisco, CA for $5,000 to be repaid in two years with interest at 12% per annum. No note or repayment, Bk. A, pp. 207-209; March 20th, 1903, Fish mortgages 1/4 of Snow Line on Miller’s Gulch, 1/4 of Coles on Slate Creek, plus one other on the Chisna River to S.A. Hemple mortgage to secure payment of a promissory note of $1,568.80, Valdez, AK. Dec. 6, 1902. Will pay in 90 days plus interest. Bk. A. Mortgages, p. 215. repaid Sept. 22, 1903; Chattel Mortgage, Feb. 24, 1903 of Horses, dog sleds, horse sleds, etc. for $2,000., Bk. A, p. 217 to be repaid in one year, no notice of repayment;