1897 mining claims.
Sells claims on Latouche to Beyer, 3/28/98, PWSMDR, Bk. 1, p. 43; Mail carrier, 1898. Crary, Diary. 6/28/1898, p. 8; established a private mail route from Orca, “steamship companies bring the mail to him, charging 2 cents a letter extra; he delivers it along the trail at these rates this side of summit: 50 cents a month, return mail free; other side of summit, $1.00 in and $1.00 out a month. Of course, when there is no mail no charges are made. Figures on making a trip once a month.” Address: Copper River, Alaska, c/o Jackson’s Route, Valdes. Kappleman Letter; Brown, Abercrombie 1900, p. 38; Leader with Dempsey of relief attempt on Valdez Glacier, Feb. 27, 1899. Jury Finding. CS1; V-Lot, Index , p.24; Notice of Location, Fidalgo Bay, June 19, 1899, PWSMDR, Bk. 2.