Smith, Heber

Smith, Heber


Discovered claim Mineral Creek Area, 6/20/98 with F.G. Bartlett, H.D. Bartlett, F.W. Hoyt, H.E. F. King, C.B. Smith, J.W. Smith, and W.S. Baker. Filed 3/17/99. VMDR, 64, 102; Locator, 10/15/98, Claim No. 6 on O’Brien Creek, witness J. Manker, W.D. McGee, TMDR, p. 21; Locator, 10/15/98, Quartz Claim “Dora” witness J. Manker, W.D. McGee, TMDR, p. 22; Locator, Placer Claim No. 28 above Canyon, Manker Creek, 7/28/98, TMDR, p. 30; Locator, 10/12/98, No. 3 on Hertle Creek, witnesses W.C. McGee, J. Manker, TMDR, p. 31; QCMDR, 1898, Witness to Speddy, p. 39; Locator, p. 43; witness to Moyes, p. 50; to Harry (H.E.F.) King, p. 78; C.J.M. [Messer] has just returned from prospecting trip with C.B. Smith of Stamford CT (a shoe seller well known in New England); H. Smith (New York City ice dealer); N.D. Benedict of Litchfield CT (a photographer); Luther Wait of Ipswich MA (a former postmaster); and Harry H. Sweet of Hornersville [sic] N.Y. (engineer on the Erie Railroad). Notes the effects of rumors and high hopes. For two days some good-looking dirt made him a wealthy man in his own mind, but “then came the man with nitric acid.” long letter with much additional information. C.J.M. letter 7-14 to 9/5 in Boston MA Evening Transcript, 9/17/98; Witness to W. Jaynes (7/31/99); Witness with WW. Surrt to location notice A. Jones & H.L. Moore at Chisna, 9/21/99, VMDR, p. 147; Bruce, H. Smith, Oscar Peterson, Malmgren, & Leveross Arrived in Valdez Nov. 7, 1898 from interior; going outside to get pack animals and return in Feb; Brown in Glenn and Abercrombie, p. 623;


Location notice by H.E.F. King, Heber Smith and victor Malmgram for “Laura Placer Claim,” 7/9/1900, p. 231, Chisna MD.Records, 1900; also in Valdez MDR, 1900, p. 174; Location notice for “Hazel Placer Claim,” on divide between Slate creek and Chisna, located 7/6/1900, witness James Manker, p. 232, Chisna MD.Records, 1900; also in Valdez MDR, p. 175; Location notice with H.E.F. King for “Constance E,” p. 208, Chisna MD.Records, 1900; Notice of Transfer, for $100 King transfers to Heber Smith 1/2 interest in Lucky Strike Placer on Chisna River, 1/2 interest in Florence E. Placer situated on Red Mountain Creek, and 1/2 interest in Constance E. Bench claim on divide between Slate and Chisna River and 1/4 interest in the “Four Black Dog’s Placer” on Slate creek, 8/17/1900, Valdez MDR,1900, p. 176; Deed: For $1 sells a 1/8th undivided interest in “Hazel Placer Claim to c.B. Smith,” Valdez MDR, 1900, p. 182; “For $1.00, assigns to H.E.F> King his 1/2 interest in the “Hazel,” and 3/8 interest in the “Laura” Bench claims. 8/17,1900, p. 282, Chisna MD.Records, 1900; H.E.F. King for $1 assigns 1/2 interest in each of the following claims “Florence E” , Lucky Strike, Constance E,” and 1/4 interest in the “Four Black Dogs” to Heber Smith, 8/17/1900, p. 283, Chisna MD.Records, 1900;


Tin strike in Kotsina District in The Copper River Valley. . .The Valdez News, 1:1. 3/06/01; Notice of Indenture on 6/12/1901 between Heber Smith and The Chandler Co, for $124, security, Lot 4, Block 3 with the house and all improvements, repaid, Book A of Mortages, pp. 21-22; Donates to Chamber’s Glacier Creek diversion fund, The Valdez News, 1:16. 6/25/01;


Heber Smith mortgages Lot 4 in Block 3 for $275 to Hemple on 11/19/1902, repaid 8/7/1903, Book A of Mortgages, p. 160; Mortgages lot No. 3 in block 4 to Hemple for $425, on 12/10/1902, repaid 8/7/1903, Book A of Mortgages, p. 166;

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