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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;
Along Copper River Trail between 6/28/1900-10/1/1900, C1900;