Passenger list for the schooner Hera, departed Seattle for Copper River 3/22/98, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 3/23/98; V-Lot, Index , p. 108; List of prospectors crossing Valdez Glacier, 5/29/1898, Crary Diary, p. 5; Locator, “William Grogg” placer claim, No. 1 below Discovery on Manker Creek, 7/20/98, witnesses, Manker & Bruce,TMDR, p. 55; Witnesses in TMDR for Bruce, p. 11, Aberheim, p. 11, Manker, p. 11, Bland, p. 12, Patterson, p. 13, McGee, p. 20, Bradford, Sr. 20, Agassig, p. 51; Locator, QCMDR, 1898, p. 37; Subscriber to building relief station on Valdez Glacier, Sept. 1898; Crossed Valdez Glacier to Valdez, Nov. 19, 1898 in storm with 9 men; 3 died on glacier. Powell, Trailing. p. 95; Left Twelve-Mile Camp for Valdez Nov. 14, 1898 with Grogg brothers, Ferguson, Polinsky and Egram – party of nine -two returned, Mike Smith died, Brown in Glenn & Abercrombie, p. 623; Age, 30, began receiving rations from Quartermaster Brown at Army cantonment in Valdez, Dec. 14th, 1898, for 75 days, listed as an American Destitute, Brown, List of Persons Rationed; Bourke notes. CS1; had contract with Johnson to build station on Trans-Alaska Military Trail, Babcock, In Abercrombie 1900, p. 76-77;
Arrived June 9 with Barrett in Chisna area from Mentasta with mail from interior, From Diary M. Dempsey, 1900. Crary Scrapbook, Vol. 1.# 199; Along Copper River Trail between 6/28/1900-10/1/1900, C1900; Locator, Chisna MDR, pp. 186, 176, passim.
Donated to new City Hall, The Valdez News. 1:12. 5/25/01; Owns Claim #5 on Chesna with S. Johnson. Good prospects. Also work on Slate. The Valdez News. 1:31. 10/5/01, p. 1.