Miller, John

Miller, John


First class passenger on steamer Valencia, departing Seattle 4/7/98, Seattle P-I 4/8/98 & Seattle Times, 4/8/98; [Note: on Valencia with Powell, Burns, and Dolan]; Arrived in Alaska, April 1898, C1900; Locator, with W.T. Burns witness, QCMDR, p. 28; witness to Dolan, p. 68;


Along Copper River Trail between 6/28/1900-10/1/1900, C1900; Location Notice, “St. Louis Placer Claim,” on Miller’s Gulch, located 6/20/1900, VMDR, 1900, p. 245, p. 137, Chisna MD.Records, 1900; Location Notice: “The Discovery” on Slate Creek, discovered and located 6/20/1900, by: D.B. Lavell (= Dorsey Leavell), C.H. Kramer, Jack Beck, Robt. Coles, B. McDowall, Sam Taylor, Jim Manker, J.B. Newcomb, J. Jacobson, J. Miller, filed 9/6/1900, VMDR 1900, p. 54; Witness to Kraemer’s “Snow” and “Peona” claims in Chisna District, VMDR, 1900, p. 80; Location notice “Nancy” 4/13/1900, witness A.S. McDowell, N.O. Olhson, p. 24, Chisna MD.Records, 1900; Location notice for “Hattie” claim on Slate Creek, 6/20/1900, p. 143, Chisna MD.Records, 1900; Location notice for claim on the Middle Fork of the Chistachina River, 5/31/1900, p. 167, Chisna MD.Records, 1900; Location notice by Dempsey, J. Miller, H. Miller, and C. Mayman for “Chistochina Placer Claim,” 8/4/1900, p. 216, Chisna MD.Records, 1900; See notice of protest against signers of “Discovery” claim on Slate Creek by Herbert Spencer Gray, 7/28/1900, p. 180, Chisna MD.Records, 1900;


Partner in Sandburg & Miller claim, 2nd one from mouth of Slate Creek; working 15 men, two shifts, nineteen sluice boxes;one of the best claims – about $50 to the man is being taken out; The Valdez News, 1:21. 7/27/01; Ms. Kleve mortgages “all of lot numbered two (2) in Block six (6) . . . together with all and singular the tenements, etc.” for $1,545.00 to John Miller on 11/14/1901, Book A of Mortgages, p. 165;


March 13, 1902: Indenture: Adam Swan mortgages Lot 7 in Block 4 to John Miller for $1180 to be repaid in a year. Repaid Oct. 19, 1904, Bk. A. Mortgages, p. 142.; Dempsey mortgages 1/4 part of Coles Placer Claim to John Miller for $236 to be repaid in one year. Bk. A. Mortgages, p. 149 (no note of repayment); Signo Kleve of Valdez mortgages Lot 2 in Block 6 and all buildings, etc., to Miller for $1,545.00, Bk. A. p. 164 (no note of repayment); Left for visit to Ireland, will return in spring, TVN, 2:32, 10/18/02, p. 4;