Sweet, Henry H.
New officers of company elected in Valdez: Trustees: D.T. Murphy, John Potts, Frank Hoyt, S.J. Cone, H.H. Sweet, I.C. Allen, C.A. Margeson; letter 3/8/98 in Norwalk Evening Hour, 3/24/98; On Corner’s jury. Coroner’s report depicting death Joseph Fournier et al. on Valdez Glacier, 5/2/1898; Hornellsville, NY. Margeson/Benedict trip. 1898. Gold Hunters, p. 9; buried in 4/30/98 avalanche on glacier, rescued, long story of his experience in Margeson, Gold Hunters, pp. 89-92; H.E. F. King reports Sweet is an excellent fisherman whose catches have improved the party’s diet on Klutina, Norwalk Evening Hour, 6/30/98; Locator, No. 20 above canyon on Manker Creek, 7/27/98, witnesses Margeson & C.B. Smith,TMDR, 1898, p. 68; 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 Evening Transcript, 9/17/98; Witness for W. Jaynes, 7/31/99, QCMDR; Witness with Heber Smith to Jones & Moore claim on N. Fork of Cottsina River, VMDR, p. 157;