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La Rose, Homer.  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;

Labbe, A. C.  Hometown: Chicago, IL; Member of the Doc Tanner vigilance committee (miner's meeting), worked way home as crew on the Alliance, Seattle P-I, 2/3/98;

Lace, Louis.  Hometown: St. Paul, MN; Second-class passenger on steamer Excelsior, departing Seattle, 2/27/98 for Valdez, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 2/28/98; Note; same vessel Dooley came up on; Listed in names & address section, Dooley Diary;

Ladd, Charles. In Copper City [Valdez] sends good report of area, Portland Oregonian, 3/22/98;

Ladward, M. M.  Passenger on steam schooner Noyo, departing Seattle for Copper River ports with a few passengers for Juneau and Skagway, Seattle P-I, 3/16/98; Alaska Mutual Mining Company, 14 members on Noya: Guy, Ladward, Mahle, J. W. Morgan, W. Seitz, W. Klein, R. Klein, A. Adams, A. Harward, A. Carvey, C. Decker, J. Steinmits, H. Price, and W. Tynor;

Lahaye, George M.  Passenger list for the schooner Hera, departed Seattle for Copper River 3/22/98, Seattle P-I,3/23/98;

Lake View Boys.  Dooley travels with them from Tonsina Lake to Amy's landing,
Dooley Diary, 9/20/98;


Lamentson, J. Passenger, steam schooner National City, departing Portland, OR,
3/14/98 with "by far the larger number of her passengers" bound for the Copper River, but a few for Dyea/Skagway, Portland Oregonian, 3/15/98;


Lancaster, P. M.  Hometown: St. Paul, MN; Second-class passenger on steamer
Excelsior, departing Seattle, 2/27/98 for Valdez, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 2/28/98;


Landers, J. J. Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port
Townsend Leader, 3/7/98;


Landers, John.  Passenger list for steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 4/19/98 for Orca and Valdes, Seattle P-I, 4/20/98;

Landess, G. W.  Hometown: Monmouth, Polk Co., OR; Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98; Stopped by Dooley's camp on way back to States with R. A. Scott, Dooley Diary, 7/29/98; Names and address list,
Dooley Diary;


Landess, J. D. Hometown: Monmouth, Polk Co., OR; Stopped by Dooley's camp on way back to States with R. A. Scott, Dooley Diary, 7/29/98; Names and address list, Dooley Diary;

Landsburg, D. E. Passenger list for steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 4/19/98 for Orca and Valdes, Seattle P-I, 4/20/98;

Lane, A. F.  Passenger list for steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 4/19/98 for Orca and Valdes, Seattle P-I, 4/20/98;

Lane, H. (first name could be Harner, Hamer? Handwriting difficult to interpret). Filed in VMDR, p. 87, 104;

Langkabel, Otto.  Filed in VMDR, p. 83;

Langsorth, J. O. Locator, QCMDR, p. 85;

Langworth, J. O. (Also J. O. Langsorth, QCMDR; J. O. Langworth, Seattle P-I0;
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, Locator, p. 85;


Lansing, H. Passenger list for steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 4/19/98 for Orca and Valdes, Seattle P-I, 4/20/98;

Larentz, Frank R. Born: OH, Jan. 1840, C1900; Hometown: Pacific Grove, CA;
Arrived in Alaska, April 1898, C1900;


Larson, Andrew. Hometown: Marshall, MN; Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98; Letter by John Hollo fromValdez says the Larson borthers, Christ and Andrew are taking loads to glacier, written 3/10/98 published in Marshall New-Messenger, 4/8/98; Letter written from Valdez mentions Larson brothers took a tumble on Valdez Glacier but not hurt, 3/30-4/9/98 published in Marshall New-Messenger, 5/6/98; Letter by John Hollo describing rafting and other activities on the trail, mentions Larson brothers doing well, written 5/9/ to 6/2/98, published in Marshall New-Messenger, 7/1/98; Letter from M. M. Curtis mentions Larson brothers last seen on Copper River, written 8/1/98, published in Marshall New-Messenger, 9/16/98;

Larson, Chris. (Chris Larson, passenger list; Christ, letters); Marshall, MN; Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98; Letter by John Hollo fromValdez says the Larson borthers, Christ and Andrew are taking loads to glacier, written 3/10/98 published in Marshall New-Messenger, 4/8/98; Letter written from Valdez mentions Larson brothers took a tumble on Valdez Glacier but not hurt, 3/30-4/9/98 published in Marshall New-Messenger, 5/6/98; Letter by John Hollo describing rafting and other activities on the trail, mentions Larson brothers doing well, written 5/9/ to 6/2/98, published in Marshall New-Messenger, 7/1/98; Letter from M. M. Curtis mentions Larson brothers last seen on Copper River, written 8/1/98, published in Marshall New-Messenger, 9/16/98;

Larson, E. S. Born: Norway, May 1862, C1900; Hometown: Madison, WI;
Second-class passenger on steamer Excelsior, departing Seattle, 2/27/98 for Valdez, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 2/28/98; Arrived in Alaska, March 1898, C1900; Notice of Location Located 8/5/99: Thormudson, A. Nelson, E. S. Larson. J. L. Olson, C. O. Erickson, witness Hazelet & Meals, Chisna area, ML, Bk. 3 (Bks. J&F), p. 156;


Larson, L.  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;


Larson, Oscar.  Born: Sweden, Jan. 1876, C1900; Hometown: Hereford, MN, C1900; Passenger list for the schooner Hera, departed Seattle for Copper River 3/22/98, Seattle P-I, 3/23/98; Arrived in Alaska, April 1898, C1900; List of prospectors crossing Valdez Glacier, 5/29/1898, Crary Diary, p. 5; V-Lot, Index, p. 109; Witness to A. Barrett claim at Landlock Bay, 8/13/1899, PWSMDR Bk. 2, p.197;

Larson, R. (Probably Ray Larson); Donated to building relief station on Valdez Glacier, Sept. 1898, Bourke notes, CS1;

Larson, Ray.  List of prospectors crossing Valdez Glacier, 5/29/1898, W. H. Crary Diary, p. 5;

La Sage, Chas.  QCMDR, 1898, Locator, p. 25;

Lashaway, Harry.  (Alternative spelling for Lashway, Harry);

Lashway, Harry.  (Correct spelling for Lashway, Harry); Hometown: Chippewa Falls, WI; moved from Alaska to Frazee, MN, Lashaway, Diary; First-class passenger on steamer Excelsior, departing Seattle, 2/27/98 for Valdez, Seattle P-I, 2/28/98; Arrives in Valdez on Excelsior, 3/3/98, Lashaway, Diary; George Dickie, Harry Lashway, W. R. Millard, John Harmon, Ben Hunter in Copper Center planning to go up Copper River, Interview with B. F. Millard, Seattle P-I, 10/27/98; Pearson arrives at Millard camp 4/22/1899, reports Ray Millard, Geo. Dickey, Hy Lashaway there.  Also Frank Roberts and Chas. Wilkins. Pearson CS1, p. 187;


Lattermer, Arthur. Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98;

Latterner, George.  (See also spelled Leturner, Laterner, probably La Turner); Sworn testimony concerning rescue attempt on Valdez Glacier and identification of body of Rudolph Ellerkamp correspondent for Louisville Post, 2/27/1899, Jury Finding on Logan Party, CS1;

La Turner, George.  (probably George Latterner); Crossed Valdez Glacier, 1898; At Copper Center winter of 1898-1899, Guiteau, Louis, Death Trail, The Alaskana pp. 3-8;

Launtz, F. R. 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;

Lavalle, Judge.  Cabin on Klutena River not far from Remingtons, Golden Cross?, p. 78;

Lavarar, Frank.  (See also Levarar); Witness with Tabbott to Nokes claim on Manker Creek, TMDR, p. 48; Witness with Wetther, Wyman's claim on Manker Creek, TMDR, p. 51; Locator, "Bear," Placer Claim No. 36 above canyon, Manker Creek, 8/2/98, witnesses, L. Wetther, C. C. Monroe, TMDR, pp. 52; Locator, "Essie" Placer Claim No. 1 above canyon on Hertle Creek, 8/1/99, witness Nokes & Manker, TMDR, p. 85;

Lavell, H. S.  (Also Laull, QCMDR; Levil, Dooley Diary), Co-locator on
3/7/1899, UKMDR, Locator with Bradburg and Hurd as witnesses on 8/21/1899, p. 166, 169; Witness for Hurd with Bradburg, 8/21/1899, p. 171; Witness for Bradburg with Hurd, 8/21/1899, UKMDR, p. 168; Witness with Bradburg for Irwin, 8/21/1899, UKMDR, p. 173; Bradbury [Bradburg?] arrives with Levil [Lavell] and Herd [Hurd] at Co[mpany] Camp Dooley Diary, 5/30/99;


Lavigne, Frank. Caught in snowstorm on Quartz Creek with Simonstad, Bell, Nelson, Jacobsen, and Faber in 1898; Drowned at fiord near outlet of Tonsina Lake, 1899, Powell, Trailing, p. 159;

Lavioss, J.  Pearson works with Hy Miller, H. Cole, J. Lavioss, Lon Malone, Capt.
Lewis, Borden, Rosenthal at lake in Aug. 1898, Pearson Journal, CS1, p. 185;


Lawrence, F. C.  Hometown: Ashcroft, B. C. Canada, 1897, Seattle, WA 1898; Location notice of Water Rights for stream flowing into Gladhaugh Bay, July 8, 1898; PWSMDR, Bk. 2, p. 25; Gladhough gives Title Bond for the Eagle Quartz Lode, Poco Quartz Lode, White Horse Quartz Lode and others including millsite to Collins, Prentice, Lyne and F. G. Lawrence of Ashcroft B. C. for $40,500. ML, Bk. G (H&I), 424 ff; Jacobsen Sells White Eagle Claim to F. C. Lawrence for $1.00, ML, Bk. G (H&I), p. 439;

Lawrentz, W. H. Hometown: Litchfield, CT; Margeson/Benedict trip, Gold Hunters, p. 9; Benedict, Gasteldi, Lawrentz, Gittner, and Potts decide to return to States after reaching Copper River, Margeson, Gold Hunters, p. 171;

Lawson, Andrew. (Also, A. Larson, both spellings on same page); Location Notice; J. Ellis, Thorstensen, Jacobsen, T. Olsen, Shepard, Larsen, 10/6/97, PWSMDR, Bk. 1, p. 33; Located Quartz Claims on Latouche. N. J. Jacobsen, A. Lawson, W. J. Shepard, M. L. Thorstensen locators, 1/1/1899.  Witness Chr. Christiansen, Hein Kulper. ML, Bk. G (H&I). 1898-1901. p. 83; Location Notice, Copper Mt. 8/11/1899, PWMDR, Bk. 2, p. 181;

Lawson, E. T.  Hometown: Odiak, AK; Gives power of attorney to Hartley Williams, 7/1897, PWSMDR, Bk. 1, p. 12;

Lawson, Joseph.  Hometown: Norwalk, CT; Margeson/Benedict trip, Gold Hunters, p. 9; Lawson, Allen, Oberfeld and Frickel leave Conn & AMT Co. to purse search for gold by themselves, Margeson, Gold Hunters, p. 76; Margeson joins him & others going down Copper River in October 1898, Margeson, Gold Hunters, p. 240 ff;

Lawton, W. P. Passenger, schooner Phelps, departing Seattle 4/5/98, Seattle P-I, 4/6/98;

Laymer, Julius. (See also Leymer, Bk. 3, p. 117); Co-locators Hoffman, Wilson,
Laymer, QCMDR, 1898, p. 147;

Le Vogue, F. H.  Passenger list for steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 4/19/98 for Orca and Valdes, Seattle P-I, 4/20/98;

Leach, -. (Also "Wayne County Boys"); Hometown: Lyons, NY; Gives Guiteau's party a very much appreciated fresh rock cod, Guiteau Diary, 3/10/1898; arrive Copper Center, 6/13/95;

Leap Fred O.  V-Lot, Index, p. 72; Worked on building of relief station on Valdez
Glacier, Sept. 1898, Bourke, Valdez, 1898, CS1;

Learndas, B. F.  Filed in VMDR, p. 65;

Leavell, Dorsey.  (Also Levell, Dorcey; Leavelle, Dorsey in TMDR; Dorsie TVN, 3:14, 6/13/03, p. 6); Born: MO, Dec. 1876, C1900; Hometown: New Florence, MO; Filed in TMDR, 1898, p. 76; Powell's companion for a month in 1899, Powell, Trailing, pp. 152ff; struck it rich, Powell, Trailing, p. 158;

Lee, Oliver.  Hometown: Subley, IA; Guiteau party camps near on April 22, 1898,
Guiteau Diary, 4/22/1898;

Lee, William. A.  Hometown: Lowell, MA; Passenger on steamer Wolcott, left Seattle for Copper River, 11/20/97, memberof Witch City Mining Company, Seattle P-I, 11/21/97; Of Lowell, Massachusetts, Killed by Doc Tanner, San Francisco Examiner, in CS2, p. 83; Witch City Mining Co. split between Hoag and Haines factions, members of Haines party: Lee, Call, Tanner, Haines, and Pierce, Seattle P-I, 2/3/98; Witch City Mining Co. split between Hoag and Haines factions, members of Haines party: Lee, Call, Tanner, Haines, and Pierce, Seattle P-I, 2/3/98;


Lehman, Gus.  Passenger list for steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 4/19/98 for Orca and Valdes, Seattle P-I, 4/20/98;

Lehman, Julius.  Passenger, schooner Phelps, departing Seattle 4/5/98, Seattle P-I, 4/6/98;

Lehn, Richard.  Witness to location notice, Latouche, June 1899, PWSMDR, Bk. 2, p. 136;

Leibangood, F.  Passenger list for steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 4/19/98 for Orca and Valdes, Seattle P-I, 4/20/98;

Leliners, Carl F.   Locators: John K. Bulger, C. F. Leliners, James Bulger, John Farrell, Extension No. 1, Cat Head Discovery Claim, Cat Head Bay, PWSMDR, Bk. 1, 9/17/98, recorded, 10 /6/98; MLR, Bk G, p. 503;

Lenander, John.  (or Levander); Born: Sweden, Dec. 1851, C1900; Hometown:
illegible, IA, C1900; Arrived in Alaska, March 1898, C1900;

Lennet, H.  (Also Launert, Brown, p. 40); Brought over glacier by Townsend spring 1899; declared himself desitute but Quartermaster Brown found he had checks, Brown In Abercrombie and Glenn;

Lennore(?), J. Ed.   Witnessed location of Orsi & Dufresne claims, between Valdes Bay and Hollow Cove Bay, 1/17/98. ML, Bk. G (Bks. H & I), p. 380;

Leonard, -. Hometown: LaCrosse, WI; Dooley sees Daley and Leonard, Diary,
8/30/98; Reported dead at Copper Center, Dooley Diary, 3/12/99; Names & Address section, Dooley Diary;

Leonard, Charles.   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;

Leonard, W. L.  Appointed to committee to look into robbery, Townsite Minutes,
1/17/99; possibly the Mr. Leonard, "an old Rocky mountaineer," mentioned by Powell, Trailing, Chapter 6;

Leppmann, Henry.  Passenger on steam schooner Noyo, departing Seattle 3/15/98 for Copper River ports with a few passengers for Juneau and Skagway, Seattle P-I, 3/16/98;

Lesig, Cael.  Worked on relief station on Valdez Glacier, Sept. 1898, CS1;

Lesig, H. R.  (Also Lesleg); Location Notice, by Anna Barrett "W.D. Torrey Lode
Claim," in Climax Gulch, Klowasana River 5 miles from junction with Kotsina River, witnesses J. W. Finch, H. R. Lesleg, J. A. Fish, 9/3/1899, VMDR, p. 172; witness to Finch, p. 173; Location Notice for "Hiu", VMDR, p. 174;

Leslie, Harry.  Born: Indiana, Jan. 1875; Hometown: Ockley, IN, C1900; Arrived in Alaska, March 1898, C1900;

Lettley, M. R.  Passenger on Helen Almy bound for Copper River, capsized shortly after departing San Francisco, 3/20/98, Seattle P-I, 3/23/98;

Letturner, George.   Passenger list -- Steam schooner Albion, departing Portland 3/8/98, Portland Oregonian, 3/8/98;

Levarar, Frank.  (See also Lavarar); Passenger list for the schooner Hera, departed Seattle for Copper River 3/22/98, Seattle P-I, 3/23/98;

Leveroos, Bertram G.  (Also Louveros [sp. ...oos in both mining claims] "Old Stuff," Golden Cross? ; Leveross in Brown; Louvrous in Powell; Leverose in Dooley); Born: Norway, Sept. 1860, C1900; Hometown: Minneapolis, MN and St. Paul, MN, Brown, C1900; Arrived in Alaska, April 1898, C1900; Filed in TMDR, p. 32; Filed in VMDR, p. 106; Locator, QCMDR, 1898, p. 36; 103; Scandinavian merchant, pre-goldrush friend of Barretts, their pilot on Klutina, Golden Cross? 35, 49; Bruce, H. Smith, Oscar Peterson, Malmgren, & Leveross Arrived in Valdez 11/7/1898 from interior; going outside to get pack animals and return in Feb; Brown in Glenn and Abercrombie, p. 623; "10 men from Valdez stopped at Co. City - Dan Kain, Brown, McClellan, Bates, Hamlin, McCormack, Fitch, Leverose, Amy, and Senders," Dooley Diary, 5/20/99; Powell camps with Amy, Louvrous, Finch, Fish, Fitch, and others on 5/8/1899, Powell, Trailing, p. 146;

Levick, John.  Passenger on Helen Almy bound for Copper River, capsized shortly after departing San Francisco, 3/20/98, Seattle P-I, 3/23/98;

Levil, -.  See Lavell;

Levy, Abraham L.  Born: Oregon, 1869, C1900; Arrived in Alaska, Dec. 1897;
Shopkeeper in Valdez, C1900;

Levy, M.  First-class passenger on steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 2/16/98, for Dyea & Valdez,Seattle P-I, 2/17/98;

Levy, -.  (Mrs. M.)   First-class passenger on steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 2/16/98, for Dyea & Valdez, Seattle P-I, 2/17/98;

Levy, Lilly B. ( Mrs. A. L.)   Born: Oregon, Dec. 1879, C1900; Arrived in Alaska, Sept. 1898, C1900;

Levy, T. J.  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;

Lewis, A.  Died of scurvy, 3/?/99. Seattle Times, 7/7/99 in Townsend Letters;

Lewis, A. R.  Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port
Townsend Leader, 3/7/98;

Lewis, Capt. Dick.  Pearson works with Hy Miller, H. Cole, J. Lavioss, Lon Malone, Capt. Lewis, Borden, Rosenthal at lake in Aug. 1898; Oct. 4, 1898 Pearson, Bradbury, Kendricks, Malone, Capt. Dick Lewis, & Merchant. have dinner together, Pearson Journal, CS1, p. 185;

Lewis, Dr. -.  First to float Keystone Canyon with Brookfield, Gardner, & Flemmings in Abercrombie, 1900; Powell, Trailing, p. 147-149;

Lewis, E. T.  Second-class passenger on steamer Excelsior, departing Seattle, 2/27/98 for Valdez, SSeattle P-I, 2/28/98;


Lewis, Harry.  Born: PA, March 1850, C1900; Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA; Arrived in Alaska, April 1898, C1900;

Lewis, J. C.  (Possibly J. C. C. Lewis); First class passenger on steamer Valencia,
departing Seattle 4/7/98, Seattle P-I 4/8/98 & Seattle Times, 4/8/98; L. Lashway notes: "It's possible that J. C. Lewis is the J. C. C. Lewis of Salem, Oregon, who wrote the Post-Intelligencer a letter describing the Copper River area and giving advice to prospectors (Seattle Post-Intelligenceer, 11/23/97).  He claimed to have explored the upper Copper River area [near Shusitna River] 29 years earlier with one other white man and an Indian guide.  He was planning to lead a party there in spring of '98;"

Lewis, William.  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; Witness to McCoy, QCMDR, 1898, p. 14; witness to Gorich, QCMDR, p. 74; to Weckert, QCMDR, p. 76; Locator, QCMDR, p. 75; (Note: Weckert and Lewis were both on Alliance);

Leyshon, John Graham.   Location Notice, Latouche I, 8/15/1899, PWSMDR, Bk. 2, p. 256;

Liange, C.  (Name difficult to read, could be Lisage); 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;

Liasage, C.  (See Liange);

Liljegren, Fred.  Location Notice, "Gray" mine, Latouche, 12/14/97, PWSMDR, Bk. 1, p. 36, 37;

Liljegren, Oscar.  Wintered in interior, 1898-1899; became scurvy victim; military
brought out, p. 40; Brown gives one suit underwear, one pair socks, p. 41; left on boat, p. 43, Brown in Abercrombie 1900;

Limoseth, P.  Locator, QCMDR, 1898, p. 17;

Lind, Axel W.  (A. W. PWS MDR, Bk. 2, p. 63; Also A. J. PWS MDR, Bk. 2, p. 61);
Locates claim on Latouche, July 1897 with O. Carlson, MLR, Bk. G, (H & I), p. 466; Locates claim on Latouche, 7/7/1897 with Ripstein, Beatson, Gladhaugh, Heidorn, P. Jackson, W. E. Hunt, PWSMDR, Bk. 1, p. 23-25; Files claim at Herring Bay, Knight Island, 1898, PWSMDR, Bk. 2, 1898-1900. p. 64;

Lind, C. H.  (Also C. A., PWSMDR, Bk. 2, p. 61; Relocates claim by W. D. L. Beyers 1897 claim on LaTouche and files. 1898, PWSMDR, Bk. 2, 1898-1900. p. 62;

Lind, H. V.  Files claim at Herring Bay, Knight Island, 1898. PWSMDR, Bk. 2,
1898-1900. p. 63;

Lindemark, John.  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;

Lindgren, Lewin.   Passenger, schooner Phelps, departing Seattle 4/5/98, Seattle P-I, 4/6/98;

Lindquist, A. F.  Passenger list for steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 4/19/98 for Orca and Valdes, Seattle P-I, 4/20/98;

Lindsley, C. W.  Passenger, steam schooner National City, departing Portland, OR, 3/14/98 with "by far the larger number of her passengers" bound for the Copper River, but a few for Dyea/Skagway, Portland Oregonian, 3/15/98;

Lindstrom, A.  Passenger on steam schooner Noyo, departing Seattle for Copper River ports with a few passengers for Juneau and Skagway, Seattle P-I, 3/16/98;

Lipsett, A.  First-class passenger on steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 2/16/98, for Dyea & Valdez,Seattle P-I, 2/17/98;

Litchfield, W. H.   (Possibly W. N.); 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;

Little, Joseph.  (Jo Little, Seattle P-I); 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; Locator, 9/15/98 with Mann as Witness, QCMDR, p. 5; witness to Mann, p. 89; [Note: Little and Mann were together on the Alliance]; 1899, Locator 5/31/99 with G. Brown and J. W. Keller as witnesses, p. 110; held and recorded for Davison, p. 111; [Brown, Keller and Davison came up on different boats];

Lockridge, -.  Crary hoists goods up Summit with Pottes and Lockridge, 5/19/98, W. H. Crary Diary, p. 5;

Loen, H. J.  First-class passenger on steamer Excelsior, departing Seattle, 2/27/98 for Valdez, Seattle P-I, 2/28/98;

Loew, H. J.  Documents from Thrond Opdahl funeral including letter to local Masonic Lodge from funeral committee and death certificate, mentions B. F. Millard, H. J. Loew, Wm. L. Cook as members of funderal committee, written March 24, 26, published Marshall News-Messenger, 4/22/98;

Lofgreen, -.  Hometown: Sweden. In party of six Swedes (Anderson, Nelsen, Lofgreen, Hansen, Hanz, Proden) from Boston with Hazelet on Klutina, Hazelet Diary, 6/12/98;

Logan, Dr. -.  At Twelve-Mile Camp. Advises Cashman not to go over glacier; treating Evyan's & Stewart's frozen feet; Cashman in Abercrombie 1900, p. 167; Hired to take party over the glacier.   Caught in storm, 5 died, Logan missing [died] on glacier.  Jury Finding, CS1; Brown in Abercrombie 1900, p. 38; Dooley notes that "Logan seven froze to death on glacier." Diary, 3/16/98;

Lohr, O.  First-class passenger on steamer Excelsior, departing Seattle, 2/27/98 for Valdez, Seattle P-I, 2/28/98;

Lomes, E.  Second-class passenger on steamer Excelsior, departing Seattle, 2/27/98 for Valdez, Seattle P-I, 2/28/98;

Lomnes, E. L.  (See E. Lomes); Brown sends in relief effort to bring Gardner from
relief station, 4/29/99, Brown in Abercrombie 1900, p. 40;

Longfield, B. F.   Passenger, steam schooner National City, departing Portland, OR, 3/14/98 with "by far the larger number of her passengers" bound for the Copper River, but a few for Dyea/Skagway, Portland Oregonian, 3/15/98;

Looker, E. T.  Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98; With Geo. Dooley, G. Karstens on glacier, Dooley Diary, 3/18/98; Dooley reports seeing Bible in Looker's camp on Easter Sunday, Dooley Diary, 4/10/98; Camped at lake [Klutina], Dooley visits, Diary, 9/10/98; Dooley visits him at his cabin 1/2 mile north of Tazlina River on Copper River, Diary, 12/6/98; Member of George Dooley's Party: G. W. Karstens, J. H. Karstens, George Kern, W. T. Looker, Frank Owens, William Orr, George Bradbury, Dooley Letter, The Pathfinder, 5:4, 2/1924, p. 11; for additional information see Dooley Diary, passim; Locator, Chicago Placer Claim on Manker Creek by claim no. 64, located 10/18/98, witnesses J. E. Cochran, J. S. Gordon, TMDR, p. 25;

Looker, W. R.  (There may be a typo error here between E. T./W. R. Looker. No W. R. Looker on Rival; and no E. T. Looker in Pathfinder); Members of Dooley party: G. W. Karstens, J. H. Karstens, George Kern, W. R. Looker, Frank Owens, William Orr, George Bradbury, The Pathfinder, 5:4, 2/1924, p. 11;

Lope, C. H.  Passenger List -- Steam Schooner Albion -- Departed Portland for Copper River, 4/9/98, Portland Oregonian, 4/10/98;

Lorraine, J. O.  Location notice, Latouche, June 1899, PWSMDR, Bk. 2, p. 139;

Louvrous, -.  See Leveroos;

Love, G. W.  Witness to Finch claim, QCMDR, 1898, p. 10; At Copper Center winter of 1898-1899, Guiteau, Louis, Death Trail, The Alaskana, pp. 3-8;

Love, Homer L. Location Notice, 2/1/99,VMDR, p. 87; Location Notice, "Date
Ranger," with Date, Roberts, Adler, Krau, Rosenthal, Love, Perry, Jefferson, 3/11/98, VMDR, p. 104;

Love, M. G.  Passenger boarded the steamer Wolcott in San Francisco, left Seattle for Copper River, 11/20/97, Seattle P-I, 11/21/97;

Low, F. Passenger list -- Steam schooner Albion, departing Portland 3/8/98, Portland Oregonian, 3/8/98;

Lowe, Geo.  Passenger list for steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 4/19/98 for Orca and Valdes, Seattle P-I, 4/20/98;

Lowe, Lt. P. G.  Army Officers on steamer Valencia, departing Seattle 4/7/98, Seattle P-I 4/8/98 & Seattle Times, 4/8/98; Crary meets taking soldiers and pack train to Circle City, 7/31/1898, Crary, Diary, p. 11; Fell into Valdez River, so name changed to Lowe River, A. Powell, Trailing, p. 79 ff; arrives at Pearson's camp with 13 packhorses and 3 men July 16th on way to Circle, Pearson, CS1; Report in Glenn & Abercrombie, p. 591;

Ludgrinn, M.  Passenger list for steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 4/19/98 for Orca and Valdes, Seattle P-I, 4/20/98;

Ludwig, S. J.  Hometown: Ottawa, Ontario; With W. Keller also of Ottawa, Ont. in Seattle waiting for Excelsior to depart, Seattle P-I, 2/19/98; Witness to F. Kernan, 9/16/98, QCMDR, 1898, p. 4; Locator, 9/16/98 with Keller as witness, QCMDR, 1898, p. 7; Locator, 9/16/98 with F. Kernan as witness, QCMDR, p. 23; Co-locator with I. Sender, 7/19/99, QCMDR, 1899, p. 132; Co-locator with I. Sender, 8/23/99, QCMDR, 1899, p.133; Co-locator with I. Sender, 7/19/99, QCMDR, 1899, p. 134; Co-locator with I. Sender, 8/24/99, QCMDR, 1899, 135; UKMDR, March 1899, Locator with B. H. Rice as witness, p. 75;

Ludwig, W. C.  Passenger list for steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 4/19/98 for Orca and Valdes, Seattle P-I, 4/20/98;

Ludwig, W. G.  Locator, "Old Bismark," placer claim, No. 32 on Manker Creek,
witness, Wyman & Wetthers,TMDR, 1898 p. 53;

Lueny, John.  Passenger, steam schooner National City, departing Portland, OR,
3/14/98 with "by far the larger number of her passengers" bound for the Copper River, but a few for Dyea/Skagway, Portland Oregonian, 3/15/98;

Luppold, C. J.  Passenger list for steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 4/19/98 for Orca and Valdes, Seattle P-I, 4/20/98;

Luppold, J. W.  Passenger list for the schooner Hera, departed Seattle for Copper River 3/22/98, Seattle P-I, 3/23/98;

Lusk, Frank. Pearson, Osborn, Lusk stake claims on Salmon River Sept 1898,
Pearson, CS1, p. 185;

Lutz, C. H.  Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port
Townsend Leader, 3/7/98;

Lynch, A. R. Passenger list for steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 4/19/98 for Orca and Valdes, Seattle P-I, 4/20/98;

Lynch, Samuel S. Born: Elizabeth, PA, 11/23/1864, Pioneers; With Abercrombie and Powell on trip to Alaska Range, 1898, A. Powell, Trailing, p. 54; Abercrombie calls Packer Lynch (formerly of Troop B, Second Cavalry), shoed Abercrombie's packtrain, Glenn and Abercrombie, p. 567; Had to kill injured horse, Brown in Glenn and Abercrombie, p. 623; p. 304;

Lyne, Wm.  Location notice for Eureka, 6/10/97, PWSMDR, Bk 1, p. 1;

Lynn. G. First-class passenger on steamer Excelsior, departing Seattle, 2/27/98 for Valdez, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 2/28/98;

Lyon, Mrs. L.  V-Lot, Index, p. 88;

Lyons, W. H.  First class passenger on steamer Valencia, departing Seattle 4/7/98, Seattle P-I 4/8/98 & Seattle Times, 4/8/98;

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