Larson, Eli S.
Leader of second group from Hudson, WI, Hudson WI Star-Times, 2/4/98; Second-class passenger on steamer Excelsior, departing Seattle, 2/27/98 for Valdez, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 2/28/98; Arrived in Alaska, March 1898, C1900; Notice of Location Located 8/5/99: Thormudson, A. Nelson, E.S. Larson. J.L. Olson, C. O. Erickson, witness Hazelet & Meals, Chisna area,ML, Bk.3 (Bks.J&F), p. 156; Just returned to camp from 7-week trip prospecting up the Copper River; of 5000 who crossed glacier, half have returned; found good colors on headwaters of Gakona, but not good conditions for digging, will return at freeze-up; Hudson expedition is on the Tanana; Provisions are plentiful & cheap because people are leaving; asks friend to send “two violin parts, of a couple of waltzes, a duet, a magazine and a paper or two.” Letter of 8/7/98 in Hudson WI Star-Times, 9/16/98; Location notice for claim on Chisna River, by E.S. Larson for L.C. larson and C.J. Birkmore (power of attorney), with Chas. Norewn and Andrew Nelson as witnesses, located 9/12/1899, filed 4/2/1900 in Valdez, Book “J”, p. 272, refiled 7/17/1900, p. 152, Chisna MD.Records, 1900;
Along Copper River Trail between 6/28/1900-10/1/1900, C1900; Location Notice for ‘Starvation Placer Mine,” located by E.S. Larson attorney in fact for A. Swanson, at Slate Creek, Valdez MDR, p. 164; Proof of $300 worth of labor on the “joint locations of L.C. Larson, C.J. Birkmose, and Geo. Raising on the Chisna River,” Valdez MDR, 1900, p. 168; Proof of Labor: Performed $600 worth of labor on the “Dawson” location on Chisna River. E.S. Larson, H. Torgeson, A.D. Nelson, Charly Noren, VMDR, 1900, p. 203; Location notice for the “Fram Co.” claim by T. Thormudson, Andrew Nelson, E.S. Larosn, John L. Olson, Carl O. Erickson, on Chisna River Performed $500 worth of labor on the “Fram” location on Chisna River, 8/5/1899, originally filed 4/2/1900 in Valdez, Mining Book Records “J”, p. 271, refiled 4/2/1900 by request of E.S. Larson, 7/17/1900, p. 150, Chisna MD.Records, 1900; E.S. Larson, H. Torgeson, A.D. Nelson, Charly Noren (?), VMDR, 1900, p. 203; Location Notice: “White Mist Placer Mine,” Lime Creek a tributary to the middle Fork of Chistochina, witness Chris Tyosevig, VMDR, 1900, p. 206; Attests to Blix’s assessment work, p. 148, Chisna MD.Records, 1900; Witness to Tjosvig claims, pp. 275,276 on Chisna River, Chisna MD.Records, 1900;