Hazelet, Cheever George.

Hazelet, Cheever George.


Second-class passenger on steamer Excelsior, departing Seattle, 2/27/98 for Valdez, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 2/28/98; Arrived in Valdez on Excelsior, 3/17/1898, Hazelet Journal, p. 31. ; crossed Valdez Glacier, wintered in Copper Center moving to; “quits” in 1899, but after 4 months at home returns; etc. Hazelet Journal, p. 31; Powell visits claim on Chistochina, Powell, in Abercrombie, Abercrombie 1900, pp. 133-134; Power of Attorney, Book 3 (F&J) pp. 170 ff; Agreement for Hazelet Mining Association, ML, Bk.3 (Bks.J&F), pp. 176-177; Notices of Location by Power of Attorney,ML, Bk.3 (Bks.J&F), pp. 187-190; Address: 1920 Capital Ave., Omaha, NE, names and addresses section, Dooley Diary.


J. Meals, C. Hazelet, A.T. Potter, Will Keeley, R. Evans and L. Gillespie will leave 1/26/1900 to work the claims that Meals and Hazelet made in Alaska; taking equipment, provisions, dozen horses and a dozen cattle about 250 miles inland, Holt County Independent (O’Neill NE), 1/11/1900; Returned on Excelsior with Meals and outfit including horses, steers, hydraulic outfit, Feb. 13, 1900. From Diary M. Dempsey, 1900. CS1, #199. Arrived in Alaska, Feb. 1900; Head of party (3), traveling with Meals and Hazelet parties along Copper River Trail between 6/28/1900-10/1/1900, C1900; CS1.# 199; arrangement with Abercrombie to develop townsite by Swanport, Hazelet Diary, 8/24/1900; has lot at Copper Center, Hazelet Diary, 10/4/1900; wants to “crack” Valdez, Hazelet Diary, 10/14/1900; Ben Booher’s Diary gives age as 38, weight 175;


Arrived in Valdez fall of 1899 with Dempsey and Meals reporting on richness of the Chistochina. Went over Glacier in 1900 to Chesna with Meals, and McNeer. The Copper River Valley. . .TVN, 1:1. 3/06/01; Hazelet contracts with Dodwell & Co. for S.S. Ruth to bring men and supplies to Valdez, Hazelet Diary, Feb. 5, 1901; Meets and describes Judge Brown in Juneau, Hazelet Diary, Feb. 11, 1901; Purchased land for hay fields [current New Valdez] TVN. 1: 6. 4/13/01. p. 4; Surveys 720 acres at Mineral Creek area for T,S. planning town & RR terminus (Feb. 14th entry), but says its a hayfield, Hazelet Diary, April 9, 1901; Hazelet places Donohoe & Lyons in charge of legal affairs and “finding out what is being done in other quarters,” for his Mineral Creek Land Co; Hazelet Diary, April 18, 1901; Shares stateroom with Miller, Agent for company that operates Aloha, plans to pump for information, Hazelet Diary, April 18, 1901; Hazelet & Meals sawmill at Chisna TVN. 1:10. 5/11/01. p. 1. Hazelet purchases “hay field” property — possible terminus for Burlington & Missouri railroad. Reprinted from Juneau dispatch. TVN. 1:10. 5/11/01. p. 1; Brings 40 lbs. of mail free of Charge to Chisna miners. TVN 1:14. 6/8/01. p. 2; Provides lumber to Chisna area miners from Hazelet & Meals sawmill. TVN. 1:14. 6/8/01. p. 2; Date & Rosenthal claim on Miller Gulch tied up in litigation with Hazelet. TVN, 1:21. 7/27/01; Comes in from the Chisna, TVN. 1:21. 7/27/01; Meals & Hazelet working Chisna River claim with large group of men, hydraulic pumps, TVN, 1:21. 7/27/01; Leaves Valdez with Cole for Chisna. TVN. 1:23. 8/10/01; Arrives from Chisna, leaves for Juneau.TVN. 1:28. 9/14/01; Returned from business trip to Juneau & stays at St. Elias Hotel, TVN, 1:32. 10/12/01. p. 4; Petition for Closed Town [Valdez], 8/22/1906. CS1, #293; Hazelet & Meals employees, except 5 who remain at camp this winter, arrived in Valdez, TVN, 1: 33, 10/19/01. p. 4; At Capt. Johansen’s dinner party on the Bertha, TVN, 1:34. 10/26/01, p. 4; On committee to keep Abercrombie at Ft. Liscum; not transferred to Eagle, TVN, 1:34. 10/26/01, p. 4;