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

Page, C. H.  Hometown: Buffalo, NY; Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98; On Corner's jury. Coroner's report depicting death Joseph Fournier et al. on Valdez Glacier, 5/2/1898;

Palak, -. Donated to building relief station on Valdez Glacier, Sept. 1898, Bourke notes, CS1;

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

Palmer, -.  Accompanied Babcock on location & construction of Trans-Alaska Mlitary Road, 1899, Abercrombie 1900, p. 58;

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

Pape, E.  (See E. Rape); Passenger List -- Steam Schooner Albion -- Departed Portland for Copper River, 4/9/98, Portland Oregonian, 4/10/98;

Park, Archibald.  (Archie); Born: Scotland, July 1860, C1900; Stoneham, MA; Arrived in Alaska, March 1898, C1900;

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

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

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

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

Parsons, Job.  Co-locator on 3/7/1899 with F. Smith, A. M. Hendrie, F. R. Wortham, R. S. Baird, S. C. Moore, J. H. Bell, F. Scott, E. Rape, UKMDR, p. 165;

Parsons, W. H.  Co-locator with Fox, 1/1/99 in VMDR, p. 108;

Pasadena & Klondyke Mining Co. V-Lot, Index, p. 99;

Patten, George,W.  Born: ME, July 1840, C1900; Spencer Brook, M; Arrived in
Alaska, March 1899, C1900;

Patterson, -.  (See V. H. Patterson); Crary joins with Webster Co., Miller and Dolan, Uppercue and Wirth and Patterson to hoist goods to top of Third Bench, 4/28/98, Crary Diary, p. 4; Webster Co. was on Albion with V. H. Patterson, Portland Oregonian, 4/10/98;

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

Patterson, George P.   Witness with Gross to Hutchinson claim on Manker Creek,
TMDR, p. 77; Witness with Hutchinson to Gross claim on Manker Creek, TMDR, p. 78;

Patterson, J. L.  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;

Patterson, Jas. H. Born: Cold Spring, NY, 5/31/1871, Pioneeers; Filed in TMDR, p. 13; Crossed Glacier in 1898, but returned to start blacksmith shop, Anon Researcher, Valdez Museum Archives;

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

Patton, A. O.  (Z. O. Patton, Seattle P-I); First class passenger on steamer Valencia, departing Seattle 4/7/98, Seattle P-I 4/8/98 & Seattle Times, 4/8/98; V-Lot, Index, p. 57;

Patton, Geo. W.  Locator, 8/18/1899, of "Lizzie Quartz Claim," on Mineral Creek,
tributary to Tonsina River, QCMDR, p. 155;

Paulsen, -. Packer for Babcock, 1899. Abercrombie 1900, p. 68.

Paulson, Charles.   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;

Paulson, J. C.  Passenger list -- Steam schooner Albion, departing Portland 3/8/98, Portland Oregonian, 3/8/98;

Paulson, Jacob.  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;

Paulson, Paul. Locator, Aug. 18th, 1899, QCMDR, 1899, p. 157;

Paxson, A. J. A. J. Paxson and 9 others tried to ascend the Copper River in 1896 without success, Peoria Il Weekly Journal, 1/13/98 (apparently reprinted from Tacoma News);

Payne, J. M. Files for Excelsior claim, March 1898,VMDR, p. 34;

Payne, K. C.  Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98; In Kertchem Party; Files for Valdez townsite
and placer claims, 3/10, 1898, Kertchem letter, VMDR, p. 31;

Peabody, Chas.  Hometown: New York, NY: Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98; Visited Dooley, Diary, 1/18/99; listed in names & addresses, Diary; Goes through Dooley's camp on way to Valdez, Dooley Diary, 6/6/99;

Pearse, 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;

Pearson, H. Brian [Dr.].   (Also Bryan Pierson, Golden Cross?); Born London, date
unknown, C1900; Hometown in 1900, Valdez, AK; Extracts for Journal in Crary, CS1, p.185; Passenger List -- Steam Schooner Albion -- Departed Portland for Copper River, 4/9/98, Portland Oregonian, 4/10/98; Arrived at Valdez, 4/20/1898 with Whipp, Young, & Horn, CS1, p. 185; Filed in TMDR, p. 41; Pearson, Cockerille, Smith, Sumner & Coke, hits snag in Klutina, boat swamps, loses tools, camera, etc.; August, Pearson, Journal, CS1; Tripp, & Judge Ridge prospected head of valley near sawmill on Klutina; Pearson works with Hy Miller, H. Cole, J. Lavioss, Lon Malone, Capt. Lewis, Borden, Rosenthal at lake in Aug. 1898; Driven ashore at Salmo Creek with Sumner, Aug-Sept. 1898, Pearson, Osborn, Lusk stake claims on Salmon River Sept 1898, Pearson, CS1,
p. 185;

Pearson, Nels.  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;

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

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

Pearson, Orie S.  (See also Ore Pierson); List of prospectors crossing Valdez Glacier, 5/29/1898, Crary Diary, p. 5;

Peary, T.W.  Filed in VMDR, p. 88, 104;

Peck, -.  Donated $5 to building relief station on Valdez Glacier, Sept. 1898.  One of the largest donations made, Bourke notes, CS1;

Peck, Jas.  Hometown: Chicago, IL; Rescued from April 30th avalanche on Valdez Glacier along with J. Thiery, J. Simonson, Van Huson (?), C. Bonner, L. Svenson, J. Steele, and P. Straub, Dooley Diary, 5/1/98;

Peck, Joe.  Hometown: Chicago, IL; Listed in names & address section, Dooley Diary;

Peckham, Charles H.   Indenture, claims on Glacier I., PWSMDR, Bk. 2, p. 167;

Peckham, E. T.  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;

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

Pedersen, Cornelius.  (Also Pederson, Peterson; "Bald-headed Chris"); Location Notice: Copper King Mining Claim, Tatileak, adjoining Gladhaugh claim, located, 4/7/97; filed 5/31/97, MLR, Bk. G, (H & I), p. 300-301; Location Notice for Alaska King on Bligh I: Olsen & Pederson, 1/15/98, PWSMDR, Bk 1, p. 42-3; gives power of attorney to Ripstein to sell, Copper City, 4/4/1898; PWSMDR, Bk. 1, p. 47;

Peets, Mrs. E. L.  V-Lot, Index , p. 89; Sold lot , Oct. 1899V-Lot, Index, p. 89;

Peets, H. G.  Hometown: CA; 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; Sec. Valdez Citizens meeting, 10/10/98, Minutes, CS1; V-Lot, Index, p. 70; Crossed Glacier in 1898 with 3 tons; heard about Klutina rapids; Mr. Peets decided to sell outfit for 1 cent a pound and return to California so as not to endanger Mrs. Peets, Swan, A. Pathfinder, V:3, 1/1924;

Peets, -. (Mrs. H. G.). Hometown: CA; 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; Crossed Glacier in 1898 with 3 tons; heard about Klutina rapids; Mr. Peets decided to sell outfit for 1 cent a pound and return to California so as not to endanger Mrs. Peets, Swan, A. Pathfinder, V:3, 1/1924;

Pendleton, John.  Hometown: Lancaster, WI; Arrived in Valdez on schooner St.
Lawrence, 3/31/98, with Roy McCoy, Rolla Walker, Joe Bell, Fred Scott, W. Anderson, Ed Edwards, and Frank Markert, Pendleton letter in in Grant County Herald , 8/4/98; In party from Wisconsin including John Pendleton, Ed Edwards, Roll[a] Walker, Frank Markert, Joe Bell, Fred Scott, J. W. Anderson, E. L. [Roy?] McCoy, Letter from McCoy in Grant County Herald (Lancaster, WI) 4/28/98; Letter written 6/22/98 describes trip up glacier and current conditions, boat building, Decoration Day observances at graves of two men killed in snowslide, six women in camp with their husbands; and "mosquitoes the size of huming birds" in Grant County Herald, 8/4/98;

Pennock, H. S.  (W. S. Pennock on passenger list); Hometown: Olathe, KS; Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98; (Note Pennock and Dooley both on Rival); Name and Address list, Dooley Diary;

Perkins, Frank.  Born: Maine, Dec. 1860, C1900; Hometown: Lowell, MA; Arrived in Alaska, April 1898, C1900;

Peroski, Charles.  (Name might be Feroski); 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;

Perry, Frank W.  Location Notice, 2/1/99, VMDR, p. 88; Location Notice, "Date
Ranger," with Date, Roberts, Adler, Krau, Rosenthal, Love, Jefferson, 3/11/98, VMDR, p. 104;

Perry, George H.  Hometown: St. Louis, MO; Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98; Listed in names & address section, Dooley Diary;

Peters, Bertet.  Born: Norway, Jan. 1861, C1900; Hometown: Clinton, WA; Arrived in Alaska, April 1898, C1900;

Peters, David T.  Hometown: Chillicothe, MO; Locator, QCMDR, 1898, p. 58;
Margeson joins him & others going down Copper River in October 1898, Margeson, Gold Hunters, p. 240 ff;

Peterson, A. J.  Passenger, schooner Phelps, departing Seattle 4/5/98, Seattle P-I,
4/6/98;

Peterson, B. F. Witness for McCarthy, QCMDR, 1899. p. 139;

Peterson, B. O. Passenger, schooner Phelps, departing Seattle 4/5/98, Seattle P-I,
4/6/98; Witness to McCarthy claims in Chityna area, 8/14/98, ML, Bk. 3 (Bks. J & F), pp. 113-115;

Peterson, C.  (See also Pederson),V-Lot, Index, p. 44;

Peterson, George.   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;

Peterson, H.  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;

Peterson, H. P.  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;

Peterson, Oscar H. (See also Petterson); Hometown: Chicago, IL; 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; [Note: J. and W. Williams also came up on the National City].;Locator, QCMDR, No. 15, 1898, p. 11; witness to W. Grogg, QCMDR, p. 37; to Malmgren, QCMDR, p. 59; Co-locators: F. McCormick, J. F. Sweeny, Wm. Williams, A. C. Ohlhavsen, O. Peterson, Malmgren, John Williams, F. A. Henry, Chas. Johnson, QCMDR, p. 101; Notice of amended location 6/26/1899 by Sweeny, W. Williams, Ohlhausen, O. Peterson, Malmgren, J. Williams, Henry, C. Johnson, Pollard, Kain, Hamlen, Ward, Sender, Bush, Onstad, J. H. Smith, McCormick, QCMDR, p. 108; "doing well but I [reporter] could not ascertain just the amount he is taking out." The Alaskana 8/5/99; 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;

Petrie, Jack.  Pearson goes with Wimpenny and Jack Petrie from Slana to Tanana
Country, February-March, 1899, Pearson, CS1, p187;

Petterson, O. H. (See also Oscar H Peterson); Filed in the TMDR, p. 12;

Pettigrove, E.  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;

Pfennig, Ernst.  Location notice, Latouche, June 1899, PWSMDR, Bk. 2, p. 135;

Pfifer, J. A.  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;

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

Phelps, Albert. Locator, QCMDR, 1898, p. 32;

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

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

Phillips, W. S.  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, 1898, Locator, J. Bell, witness (W. J. Bell on Alliance) p. 54; QCMDR, 1899, Locator, p. 124;

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

Pierrot, E. G.  First class passenger boarding Valencia in Seattle, departing Seattle 3/6/98 with 600 passengers, Seattle P-I, 3/6/98;

Pierrot, G. F.  First class passenger boarding Valencia in Seattle, departing Seattle 3/6/98 with 600 passengers, Seattle P-I, 3/6/98;

Pierson, Dr. -. Hometown: Chicago, IL; Crossed Valdez Glacier, 1898; Helped
Townsend with at Copper Center winter of 1898-1899, Guiteau, Louis, Death Trail, The Alaskana, pp. 3-8; Updyke teaches a lesson, Golden Cross?, ch. 4; pp. 3-8; not Ore Pierson (Pearson), p. 82;

Pierson, Ore.  (See also Orie Pearson, both in Golden Cross?); sang songs at Christmas Party at Lake Klutina, 1898-99, Golden Cross?? p. 81; not Dr. Pierson (Pearson), p. 82;

Pinkham, Jack.  At Copper Center, Gave Hazelet a can of cherries, Hazelet Diary,
12/26/98;

Pittock, K.  V-Lot, Index, p.26;

Pitts, C. L.  Filed in the TMDR, p. 18;

Place, J. V.  Packer with Oscar Rohn on exploratory trip, Abercrombie 1900, p. 113ff; takes pack train back to Valdez with Fitch, Abercrombie 1900, p. 121ff;

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

Poirotte, -. (Typist of Dooley Diary questioned sp.); Dooley sees at Copper Center with Snyder, Dooley Diary, 7/15/98;

Polinsky, John.  (Also Polowitch, in Powell); Left Twelve-Mile Camp for Valdez
11/14/1898 with Grogg brothers, Ferguson, Polinsky and Egram - party of nine - two returned, Mike Smith died, Brown in Glenn & Abercrombie, p. 623; Crossed Valdez Glacier to Valdez, Nov. 19, 1898 in storm with 9 men; 3 died on glacier. Frostbitten, A. Powell, Trailing, p. 95;

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

Pollard, Robt. H.   Hometown: Council Grove, KA; Passenger list -- Steam schooner Albion, departing Portland 3/8/98, Portland Oregonian, 3/8/98; on Corner's jury.  Coroner's report depicting death Joseph Fournier et al. on Valdez Glacier, May 2, 1898; Valdez Glacier List, 5/29/1898, W. H. Crary Diary; p. 5; Locator, QCMDR, 1898, p. 92; Notice of amended location 6/26/1899 by Sweeny, W. Williams, Ohlhausen, O. Peterson, Malmgren, J. Williams, Henry, C. Johnson, Pollard, Kain, Hamlen, Ward, Sender, Bush, Onstad, J. H. Smith, McCormick,QCMDR, p. 108;

Polley, Wm.  Filed in VMDR, 3/1/8/98, p. 35;

Pollock, Mark.  Hometown: Omaha, NE; With Kraemer & Swanson gave
Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year's party at Lake Klutina Camp, Golden Cross? p, 80-82; worked for a syndicate looking to grubstake prospectors, organized trip to Wrangell area, Golden Cross? p. 84ff.

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

Polly, Steve.  Hometown: Eldora, IO; Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98; Listed in names & address section, Dooley Diary;

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

Polowitch, -.  (See Polinsky);

Pope E. A.  V-Lot, Index, p. 101;

Poppenhagen, -.  Mortgaged home on Westside (Chicago?) for $3,000 to pay for trip, age 40; part of Johnson-Borgeson Party with Kettleman; leaves party with Johnson to prospect in Port Fidalgo, Kettleman Letter

Potenfield William H.   Born: PA, March 1860, C1900; Victor, CO; Arrived in Alaska April 1900, C1900;

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

Potts, John. Hometown: Westport, CT; Margeson/Benedict trip. Gold Hunters, p. 9; in charge of store at Valdez, Benedict, Gasteldi, Lawrentz, Gittner, and Potts decide to return to States after reaching Copper River, Margeson, Gold Hunters, p. 171;

Powell, Addison Monroe.   Born: IN, 1855 (1880, 1920 Census); Hometown: Santa
Maria, CA (1910 Valdez Fee bk); Arrived in Alaska, May 1898, Trailing; wrote book, Trailing and Camping in Alaska, on his experiences as a deputy surveyor, guide, scout and prospector in the Valdez and Copper River Area from 1898 to 1908; arrives with Abercrombie's survey party at Klutena Lake Camp (?), is a friend of Watson, 8/18/1898, Crary, Diary Ms. , p. 12; Gives Valdez Township Committee information on townsites, hired to survey town and make a plat. Oct. 29, 1898, Minutes, CS1; Subscription to pay his expenses to Sitka with townsite plat, Minutes, Nov. 11, 1898, CS1; Powell took [townsite] papers to Sitka for filing, Bourke notes, Valdez, 1898, CS1; appointed to committee to look into robbery, Townsite Minutes, 1/17/99; Government Scout to Alaska Range, 1899, Powell, Trailing, p. 143-185; Rice, Wood, Cashman, Weiler meet at Copper Center, 9/2/1899, in Rice, Abercrombie 1900, p. 95ff; also p. 132; earthquake 9/2/1899, p. 132; Witness for P. W. Holmes Location Notice, "Ida" Quartz Claim, "situated on the mountain between two glacier creeks which run southerly into Lowe river, in "Dutch Valley," 7/16/99, VMDR, p. 143; Location notice by power of attorney for J. W. Ables of Santa Barbara Country, CA for the "Santa Maria" claim on Red Mountain Creek, trib. to Chisna Creek, 9/22/99, recorded 10/24/99, VMDR, p. 158; Location notice by power of attorney for M. C. Bundy of Tipacanoe County, Indiana, CA for the "Aunt Mollie" claim on Red Mountain Creek, trib. to Chisna Creek, 9/22/99, recorded 10/24/99, VMDR, p. 159; Location notice by power of attorney for Joesph A. Morrion, J.W. Ables, H.G. Iliff [Powell's brother-in-law], James Means (power attorney before S.W. Reede of Kern Country, CA & M. Thomburg of Santa Barbara, CA) for the "Santa Maria Mining Company Placer claim on Red Mountain Creek, trib. to Chisna Creek, 9/22/99, recorded 10/24/99, VMDR, p. 158; Location Notices by Fred Date, for "Alta Placer Claim" and on west fork for Chisna Creek, 9/25/99, A.M. Powell, Witness, VMDR, p. 165, "Goodmoor," p. 166; "Bill" p. 167, "Ava," p. 168; "Hi-ya," p. 169;

Powell, Albert M. (C1900, = Addison M. Powell);

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

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

Preas, H.  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;

Preasley, J. B.  Location Notice placer mine in PWS: 3/18/98, PWSMDR, Bk. 1, p. 42;

Preisler, Charles.  (See Priceler; Preisler in Location Notice, TMDR, p. 54, but Priceler in TMDR, Index.);

Pressley, Dr. -.  Part of the Doc Tanner episode, San Francisco Examiner, in CS2, p. 83.

Preston, First Lieut. Guy H.   V-Lot, Index, p. 90; led scouting party over Bates Pass (Valdez Glacier), 4/26/98, Abercrombie 1900;

Price, Henry.  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.

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

Price, N. W. (Could also be read as W. W. Price); Hometown: Sunrise, AK. Grubstake agreement and mining locations (Price, Fulsom, Michaelson, Price, Speer) on Copper Mt. Latouche, 8/21/1897, PWSMDR, Bk. 1, p. 14-22;

Priceler, Charles.   (Preisler, TMDR p. 54; Priceler, TMDR, index, Margeson);
Hometown: Denmark, NY; Margeson/Benedict trip, Gold Hunters, p. 9; Locator,
"Nancy Hanks" placer claim, on Manker Creek, 7/27/98, no witnesses, TMDR, p. 54;

Priebe, H. 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;

Prince, H. Hometown: CO; Texas party of George Hogg, Frank Newton, S. W.
Kearney, Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Dowling, and H. Prince preparing to leave for Copper River, Seattle P-I, 2/4/98;

Proden, -.  Sweden. In party of six Swedes (Anderson, Nelsen, Lofgreen, Hansen,
Hanz, Proden) from Boston with Hazelet on Klutina, Hazelet Diary, 6/12/98, Hazelet Diary, 8/30/98;

Purril, H. I.  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;

Putman, S. A.  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;

Putz, Joseph.  Files claim on Glacier Island, S.W. side of island in a Bay, 7/1/1898, PWSMDR, Bk. 2, 1898-1900. p. 49; Notice of Location, Landlocked bay, Jan. 18, 1899, PWSMDR, Bk. 2, p. 91;

Quackenbush, C. W.  First class passenger boarding Valencia in Seattle, departing Seattle 3/6/98 with 600 passengers, Seattle P-I, 3/6/98;

Quick, Dr. J. V. (Also Doc Quick); Crossed Valdez Glacier, 1898; Letter by John Hollo from Valdez says Tom [Thron] Opdahl died and was given Masonic funeral, mentions Dr. J. V. Quick attended Opdahl and was accused of overcharging for services, written 3/23-25/98 published in Marshall New-Messenger, 4/15/98; At Copper Center winter of 1898-1899; At Copper Center, treated Dooley's feet for frostbite, Dooley Diary, 12/29/98; First to report cases of scurvy, Guiteau, Louis, Death Trail , The Alaskana (Sept. 1972), pp. 3-8; Mentioned by Hazelet, Hazelet Diary, 3/30/98; mentioned, Guiteau Diary, 8/23/98;

Quigley, James E.   Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98;

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