Gates, Herbert B.
Party of R.F. McClelland, E.A. Gates, W. Hatch, and Herbert T Gates in Seattle waiting for Excelsior to depart, Seattle P-I, 2/19/98; Ed and Herb have been sick but feeling better, R.F. (“Fred”) McClellan letter 5/6/98, Princeton MN Union 6/23/98; QCMDR, locator, 1898, p. 3; McClellan says Ed and Herb Gates are wintering near the coast (Valdez or Quartz Creek?), Princeton MN Union, 11/24/98; witness to Fitch, p. 27; 1899, Locator, 8/1/1899, p. 161; UKMDR, 3/9/1899, Witness to Fitch; Locator with Fitch witness, 3/9/1899, p. 77; Locator, 3/24/1899, p. 83; witness for J. Stotter, 3/10/1899, p. 111; 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;