Wilcox, Chas. H. Jr.
In B. Taylor’s party from Danbury, CT; Taylor reports Foster and Wilcox are well, Taylor letter, Danbury CT News, 5/18/98; Passenger list for the schooner Hera, departed Seattle for Copper River 3/22/98, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 3/23/98; Remington reports Wilcox with Foster the Christian Herald correspondent Golden Cross? Ch. 4; [Note: both Foster & Wilcox were on Hera]; Summary: A letter from Chas. W. Wilcox, Jr. indicates the Danbury party will remain in Alaska over the winter. They have a permanent camp at a convenient point, and are with enjoyable company. He sent home snapshots of camp life. They had one problem–a flooding river that left four feet of water on the flat they were camped on, Danbury CT News, 4/19/98; Summary: Charles H. Wilcox JR. has written a letter to his father, who is manager of the Danbury Milling Co. It was a short letter stating that after 69 days of travel and hard work, he had reached the other side of the glacier. Danbury CT News, 7/19/99; Summary: A letter from B.Taylor states he will leave Seattle for Alaska on Sept. 12. He will go to Orca and locate a copper claim in that vicinity. He will stay about two months and return home for Christmas. C. H. Wilcox. JR. has joined a government expedition which will probably go further into Alaska. Thomas Foster, who was with Wilcox, is returning home; he is ill. Danbury CT News, 9/13/99;
Witness to Grubstake Agreement : Vansant agrees to supply Morgan V. Edwards with a grubstake to last from March to October 1900 in exchange for 1/2 of any claims he may discover, locate or acquire during the time of the grubstake, 2/26/1900, witnesses: C.W. Crary, C.H. Wilcox, Jr. F.J. Cameron, Chistochina, No. 2, p. 211; Location notice for “St. Paul Placer Mining Ground,” by Jos. Kaher, attorney-in-fact, 6/28/1900, p. 285, Chisna MD.Records, 1900;