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Phillips, W. S.
Passenger on steamer Alliance, departing Seattle for Yakutat Bay and Valdes, 3/24/98; party of 37 from Sioux City, IA led by J.N. Henry were to be dropped off at Yakutat, the others apparently headed for Valdes, Seattle P-I, 3/25/98; QCMDR, 1898, Locator, J. Bell, witness (W.J. Bell on Alliance) p. 54; QCMDR, 1899, Locator, p. 124; Signer of Petition to the President from Quartz Creek and Teikell Mining Dist, 5/8/1899 requesting Capt. Abercrombie be given “permission to employ [on the trail to interior Alaska] those men who need work, and thus enable them to remain in the country. With a good trail those who have means will be able to bring in machinery, and the development of the country will be accelerated.” NARA RG 107, Entry 80. Office of the Secretary of the War Department: 1667-103;