Taylor, Rev. Sam W.
Group from Lansing, MI including Henry Caswell, Charles Gerts (Gadt? suggested by order in passenger list), Frank Knapp, Samuel Taylor, August Kunofski (Snowaski?), Morris Finhenstine (M Finkelstine), Antone Kowatski (A. Kososky), Julius Wats (Watzell?), Bert Hattlay, and Richard Venyse (Van Nuys), Portland Oregonian, 3/6/98; Arrived in Alaska, March 1898, C1900; Crossed part of glacier with Remington party, April, May, 1898, Golden Cross, Chapter IV; Christmas party at Lake Klutena, 1898-1899, p. 80; Charter member of the Order of Alaska Moose, 1899. TVN, 1:40. 12/7/01. p. 3; QCMDR, witness to Dickerson, p. 79; Locator, p. 83; Signer of Petition to the President from Quartz Creek and Teikell Mining Dist, May 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;
Prospecting Agreement: covering Lode, Placer, changes to agreement and selling of claims signed by Alex Ohlausen, Chas. A. Spongburg, John Beck, Willet Robert, A.S. McDowell, C.L. Hoyt, Sam W. Taylor, 2/26/1900, VMDR, 1900, p. 228; Location Notice: “Irish Placer Claim,” on Chesna River, located 4/13/1900, witnesses Jack Beck, Charles Cramer, VMDR, 1900, p. 235; Location Notice: “Skookum Placer Claim,” on Slate Creek, located 6/23/1900, witness A.S. McDowell, VMDR, 1900, p. 236; Location Notice: “The Discovery” on Slate Creek, discovered and located 6/20/1900, by: D.B. Lavell, C.H. Kramer, Jack Beck, Robt. Coles, B. McDowall, Sam Taylor, Jim Manker, J.B. Newcomb, J. Jacobson, J. Miller, filed 9/6/1900, Valdez Mining District Record, 1900, p. 54; Location Notice for unnamed claim in “Bed Rock Gulch tirbutary to the middle fork of the Chistochina River and about 10 miles in a northeasterly direction from Dempsey Post Office,” discovered 5/20/1900, located 5/25/1900 by J. Jacobson, J. Beck, A.S. McDowall, R.H. Coles, and Sam Taylor, Witness with Skinner to Coles’ “Coles Placer,” Slate Creek, Valdez Mining District Record, 1900, p. 68-69; Location Notice: “Irish Placer Claim,” on Chesna River adjoining the “Snowshoe” and “Missouri” claims, witnesses Chas. Kramer, Jack Beck, VMDR, 1900, p. 235; recorded, p. 36, Chisna MD.Records, 1900; Location Notice for “Old Channel” bench claim on old channel of Red Mountain Creek, witness A. McDowell, 4/16/1900, p. 77, Chisna MD Records, 1900; Location notice for 100 acres of “Bed Rock Discovery Claim,” in Bed Rock Gulch a trib. to middle fork of the Chistochina River, by Jacob Jacobson, Jack Beck, A.S. McDowell, R. H. Coles, Sam W. Taylor, discovered 5/20/1900, located 5/25/1900, p. 105, Chisna MD.Records, 1900; Location notice for “Skookum” claim “on Slate Creek about 8 miles from the recorder’s office,” 6/23/1900, p. 195, 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;