Fitch, Harry H.
Arrived in Alaska, March 1898, C1900; QCMDR, 1898, Witness to Kopus, p. 25; Locator, p. 27; 51; 1899: Locator, Aug. 18, 1899, p. 154; with Rohn on exploratory trip to Mt. Blackburn, takes pack train back to Valdez Abercrombie 1900, p. 121ff; witness for E. Gates, UKMDR, 3/19/1899, Locator, UKMDR, p. 69; Locator March 9, with H. Gates; Witness; Witness for Hamlin, UKMDR, p. 73; witness for Kernan,UKMDR, p. 113; “10 men from Valdez stopped at Co. City — Dan Kain, Brown, McClellan, Bates, Hamlin, McCormack, Fitch, Leverose, Amy, and Senders,” Dooley Diary, 5/20/99; 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;
In Valdez between 6/11/1900-6/26/1900, C1900; Joins in partnership with the “McClellan Party” = McClellan, E.A. Gates, W.S. Amy, D.S. Kain, John L. Sweeny, J.H. Smith, C. L. Warner, E.A. Gates and J.H. Hamlin, signs articles. Deeds, Book A, p. 163-164; Article of agreement between Fitch and the Lima Alaska Mining Co. of Lima, Ohio, agrees to give 1/4 of his 1/11 claim to Co. in exchange for $2,500.