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

Rafferty, Lt. J. J.  On list of Army Officers on steamer Valencia, departing Seattle
4/7/98, Seattle P-I 4/8/98 & Seattle Times, 4/8/98; Arrives with Abercrombie on   4/18/1898, Abercrombie, Compilations, pp. 298-300; Elected to committee at first mass meeting of citizens to organize a town in Port Valdez, 4/23/1898, Minutes, CS1, p. 75; Elected President of Township Committee, gives report to 4/25/1898 meeting, Minutes, CS1; p. 77; Leaves 5/3/1898 in charge of Expedition to Bremner country, Abercrombie, Compilation, p. 300; CS1; Rafferty, Lt. came down Klutena when ice broke up; missed meeting Abercrombie in Copper Center on 6/4/1898, went down the Copper River, Crary, Diary Ms. p. 10; Witness to Ripstein/Blaumer Mining Bond. 1898. ML, Bk. 2, p. 66; V-Lot, Index, p.32;

Rafsehange, H.  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;

Raith, Dr. C. C.  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;

Ramsdell, M.  (M. Ramsdell in Dooley; Morton, Seattle P-I); Hometown: Tacoma, WA; Passenger list for the schooner Hera, departed Seattle for Copper River 3/22/98, Seattle P-I, 3/23/98; Stopped for supper with Dooley party on way from lake to Copper River, Dooley Diary, 6/14/98; Filed in the TMDR, p. 26;

Randall, F. H.  (F. H. Randall, Brown, P. Oregonian; F. H. Randell, QCMDR);
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; Witnesses W. H. Crary claim on Copper River 7/28/1898, Crary, Diary Ms. p. 11; QCMDR, 1898, witness to Hardy, p. 81; Brown sends in relief effort to bring Gardner from relief station, 4/29/99, Brown Abercrombie 1900, p. 40;

Randell, F. H.  (See F. H. Randall);

Randolph, E. E.  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;

Ranous, L. P.  Filed in the TMDR, p. 52;

Ransom, Fay.  V-Lot, Index, p. 107;

Rape, E.  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; 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, J. Parsons, UKMDR, p. 165;

Rapp, 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;

Rarick, D. L.  Passenger list -- Steam schooner Albion, departing Portland 3/8/98.Portland Oregonian, 3/8/98;

Raser, Ed.  (Also spelled Roser); Joined Treloar's party on Klutina, rafted together, Memoires, p. 35ff;

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

Rasule, Frank. 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;

Ratcliff, N. (?). Born: TX, Feb. 1858, C1900; Santa Rosa, CA; Arrived in Alaska in
March 1898, C1900;

Rayl, B. W.  Hometown: Beaver Falls, OR; First-class passenger on steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 2/16/98, Seattle P-I, 2/17/98; In Townsend party, Beaver Falls Weekly Tribune, 1/26/98, see Townsend Journals;

Raymond, -. (Mrs. E.). Passenger list for steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 4/19/98 for Orca and Valdes, Seattle P-I, 4/20/98;

Recton, J. H.  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;

Reddan, John.  Arrived in Valdez "in recent days," Phil Berg Letter, 3/20/98, in
Neillsville Times, 4/7/98;

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

Reed, F. P. (See Frank Reed); Passenger boarded the steamer Wolcott in San Francisco, left Seattle for Copper River, 11/20/97, Seattle P-I, 11/21/97.

Reed, Frank.  (See F. P. Reed); Elected clerk of court formed in Copper City [Valdez] which established jury trial of 12 with 3 peremptory challenges; death penalty for murder or larceny over $100; full restiution and banishment within 10 days for larceny under $100, Portland Oregonian, 3/8/98;

Reed, Robt.  V-Lot, Index, p. 66;

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

Reeser, H. C. Hometown: Philadelphia, PA; Party of prospectors returning from Cook Inlet and Copper River Area, declined to be interviewed, mention, Seattle P-I, 11/13/97;

Reginald, Nels.  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;

Reichart, 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;

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

Reid, Shad.  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;

Reigel, J. H.  Second-class passenger on steamer Excelsior, departing Seattle, 2/27/98 for Valdez, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 2/28/98; Hometown: MN; Member of Conger's party, Conger, xxxii;

Reil, John.  (Last name might be Bell). 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; (Note: John Bell witnesses for W. S. Phillips, QCMDR);

Reis, Fred.  Arrived in 1896, Anon. Researcher, Valdez Museum Collection.

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

Remington, Charles H.   (Also "Copper River Joe"); Sailed for Alaska aboard Hera with brother Grant, Golden Cross? Ch. 2; QCMDR, 1898, Witness to G. H. Remmington, p. 31;t o Jilson; Locator, p. 55; partners with F. Dolloff, prospecting near Mt. Wrangell, summer 1899, Golden Cross? p. 117;

Remmington, Grant H.   (Chas. Remington's brother; last names consistently spelled differently); Filed in TMDR, 1898; QCMDR, 1898, Locator, p. 31; Updyke, Grant's partner, prospected Mt. Drum area, spring 1899, Golden Cross?, p. 110;

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

Reonalds, -.  With Skinner, helps Conger move gear, 4/25/99, Conger, p. 226-227; goes hunting with Whirley, 5/14/99, Conger p. 230;

Reynolds, C. C.  Hometown: Detroit, MI; On Corner's jury.  Coroner's report depicting death Joseph Fournier et al. on Valdez Glacier, 5/2/1898; Filed in TMDR, 1898, p. 44;

Reynolds, John.  Hometown: Stamford, CT; Third Vice-President of the Connecticut and Alaska Mining and Trading Association, Prospectus, CS1, p. 112-113;

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

Rhude, 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;

Rice, B. H.  Locator, 1898, QCMDR, p. 2; witness to Stotter, p. 31; UKMDR,
3/13/1899, witness for Ludwig, p. 75; Locator, 3/24/1899, p. 85;

Rice, John F.  Powell met at Copper Center in 1899, Powell, Trailing, p. 161 with
Wood; Subreports No. 1,Valdez to Klutena via Valdez Glacier, p. 55ff and No. 2, from Valdez to Eagle City, p. 95ff. in Abercrombie, 1900;

Rice, Ira.  Location Notice for claim on Mineral Creek with I. Rice, S. J. Bartlett, Barb Cauvey, Otis Moore, Mrs. W. M. Smith, J. A. Smith, J. D. Smith, C. B. Smith 6/28/98, in VMDR, p. 105;

Richards, Hiram.  Hometown: Seattle, WA and Beaver Falls, PA; First-class passenger on steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 2/16/98, Seattle P-I, 2/17/98; Townsend party, sets camp at rapids of Klutena and prospects Tazlina and Quartz Creek, Beaver Falls Weekly Tribune, 7/26/99 in Townsend Letters; develops scurvy, Townsend sends out to Valdez, Beaver Falls Weekly Tribune, 7/26/99 in Townsend Letters;

Richards, Rev. O. A.   Hometown: Beaver Falls, PA; First-class passenger on steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 2/16/98, Seattle P-I, 2/17/98; Preaches to large group of miners at Copper Center in front of Keystone [Group's] Tent, 7/24/1898, Bourke Journal, p. 83;

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

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

Rickoth, E. P.  (Spelling a guess, text difficult to read); 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;

Ridge, J. B.  (Also Judge, Pearson); August 1898, Pearson, Tripp, & Judge Ridge
prospected head of valley near sawmill on Klutina, Pearson, CS1; p. 185; 1899; On glacier at time of storm; identified Schultz and Ellerkamp.  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; Location notice with W. T. Soule, Jr. and Phil Blumauer, Glacier Island, PWSMDR, Bk. 2, p. 174;

Riggins, C. H.  Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98; V-Lot, Index, p. 97; Filed in VMDR, p. 37, 69, 72, 74, 78, 95, 98, 119, 120; 122, 133, 135, 170, 171;

Riggins, J. M.  (Also J. R. Riggins, Port Townsend Leader); Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98; VMDR, p. 68, 99, 149; Donated to building relief station on Valdez Glacier, Sept. 1898, Bourke notes, CS1; Elected recorder at Valdez Citizens meeting, 10/10/1898, Minutes, CS1, p.77ff; Becomes deputy recorder of Port Valdez recording district, Minutes 11/9/1898, CS1, p. 77ff; Elected as attorney for Von Gunther case of discharging firearm at people improving their townsite lot, Minutes 11/9/1898, CS1, p.77ff; Elected secretary of 1/16/1899 Miner's Meeting in Valdez, published notices and notified Busby, VMDR, appointed to committee to look into robbery, Townsite Minutes, 1/17/99;

Righer, Max.  Born: IA, July 1867, C1900; Hometown: Joliet, MT; Arrived in Alaska, April 1899, C1900;

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

Ripstein, William.  (Also Billy Ribbstein); At Miners' Meeting for PWS, 6/11/97,
PWSMDR, Bk. 1, p. 1; Trapper Bayles reports "Billy Ribbstein" crossed Valdez Glacier before 1898, long description of trip, The Alaskana 3/19/98, pp. 1-2; Files claim on Mansfield Load in Galena Bay, June 1896. MLR, Bk. G, (H & I), pp. 57, 60; Power of attorney for Peterson, PWSMDR, Bk. 1, p. 47; for Donaldson, p. 51; Sells 7 PWS mining claims on Latouche Island including Big Bonanza 1, 2, Chenega, Bullion, Eagle, Alaska Chief & Mae Bell to Phil Blumauer, 9/5/98; PWSMDR Bk. 1, p. 76; Ch. Brown & J. J. Rafferty witnesses; V-Lot, Index, p. 45; Location notice on Latouche Island: Ripstein, Beatson, Beyer, Gladhough, Heidorn, &W. E. Hunt, PWSMDR, May, 1898; Bk. 2, p. 16; Witness for Frank Lasey, locator of claim on Kenai Peninsula, ML, Bk. G,(H & I), p. 499; Rafferty witness to Ripstein/Blaumer Mining Bond, 1898, PWSMDR, Bk. 2, 1898-1900. p. 66; Provided information on geography of area to Samuel J. Entrickin for his "Sketch Map of Route to Copper River via Valdes Pass," published Seattle, 1898;

Ritter, J.  (John Kitter, Seattle PI, Great Northern party); Second-class passenger on
steamer Excelsior, departing Seattle, 2/27/98 for Valdez, Seattle P-I, 2/28/98; Note:
Great Northern party came on this trip;

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

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

Robe, Harvey.  (H. O. Robe, Seattle Times & P-I); On list of Army Officers on steamer Valencia, departing Seattle 4/7/98, Seattle P-I 4/8/98 & Seattle Times, 4/8/98; Guide with Lowe on search for old Russian route from Port Valdez through mountains, 4/23/1898; Robe Lake near Valdez named for him. Abercrombie in Abercrombie, 1900;

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

Robert, Willet.  Location notice: John Beck, W. Robert, C. A. Spongberg at Duck Bay
east side of Knight Island, 7/25/1899, PWSMDR, Bk. 2, p. 212;

Roberts, -. Runs for Valdez Board of Trustees, 10/10/1898, Minutes, CS1;

Roberts, Frank. Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT; Passenger list -- Steam schooner
Albion, departing Portland 3/8/98. Portland Oregonian, 3/8/98; Pearson arrives at
Millard camp April 22, 1899, reports Ray Millard, Geo. Dickey, Hy Lashaway there.
Also Frank Roberts and Chas. Wilkins. Pearson, CS1, p 187;

Roberts, Helen May (Mrs. James).   Hometown: San Francisco, CA; Arrived in Alaska,
April 1898, C1900;

Roberts, J. P.  (Also Jas P in VMDR); Born: Indiana, April 1851, C1900; Hometown:
San Francisco, CA, C1900; Arrived April 1898, C1900; Filed Location Notice, 1/23/99 with Goss & C. H. Riggins witness, VMDR, p. 23, 71; Filed: George Hogg, S. Birch, J. P. Roberts near Swanport in VMDR, p. 161, 10/23/1899; Donated to building relief station on Valdez Glacier, Sept. 1898, Valdez, 1898, CS1; Subscribed to a relief station fund for 1899 on Valdez Glacier, in Valdez, 1898, CS1; Latouche Island quartz claims Storey and J.B. Roberts, Mining Locations, Bk. 2, 1898-1901, p. 257-269ff; V-Lot, Index, p.19;

Roberts, J. R.  (Could be J. P. Roberts); Location Notice Landlocked Bay, 8/15/1899,
PWSMDR, Bk. 2. p. 199;

Roberts, Willet.  Born: Nova Scotia, Oct. 1869, C1900; Hometown: Philadelphia, PA;
Arrived in Alaska, March 1898, C1900;

Roberts, Wm. H.  VMDR, p. 85, 104, 167; Location Notice, "Date Ranger," with Date,
Roberts, Adler, Krau, Rosenthal, Love, Perry, Jefferson. 3/11/98. VMDR, p. 104;

Robertson, W.   Notice of assessment work on Von Gunther Port Valdez Placer mining claim, 10/27/99, VMDR, p. 194;

Robertson N. W.   Born: MO, March 1874, C1900; Hometown: St. Louis, MO Arrived
in Alaska, March 1898, C1900;

Robeson, W. Neil.  (Also possibly = Robison); Worked on relief station on Valdez
Glacier, Sept. 1898, CS1; appointed to committee to look into robbery, Townsite
Minutes, 1/17/99;

Robinson, Alexander.   (Namomine ?, VA); Partner of Conover and Ness, Ness and
Robinson remained in Valdez, Interview with Conover, Seattle P-I, 3/26/98;

Robinson, H.  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;

Robinson, 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;

Robinson Party.  Claimed gold was in the vicinity of Dooley's camp on Klutina River, Dooley Diary, 6/23/98;

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

Robisnon, E. D.  (See Robison);

Robison, E. D. (Possibly = Robeson; Robisnon, E. D. Seattle PI); Second-class
passenger on steamer Excelsior, departing Seattle, 2/27/98 for Valdez, Seattle P-I,
2/28/98; Note: Skinner and Griswold on same boat;

Rochford, A. W.  In Alaska in 1898, TVN, 3:12, 5/30/03, p. 6;

Roethcher, H.  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;

Roff, -.  Hometown: Spirit Lake, IA; Hazelet reaches camp of Ackley, Maine and Roff
on Gakona, Hazelet Diary, 11/6/98;

Rogan, J.  (Possibly Jas. Rogan, but none of the co-locators on the Noya with him);
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;

Rogan, Jas.  Co-locators on 3/11/1899, UKMDR, Carvey, Melley, C. F. Behren, T.
Mamon, L. A. Dicker, Jas. Rogan, L. Swenson, J. Hanalin;

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

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

Rogers, T. O.  Hometown: Danbury, CT; Margeson/Benedict trip. Gold Hunters, p. 9; Cone, Roggers, Hoy & Kortright withdrew from party and returned to states at 4th
Bench, Margeson, Gold Hunters, p. 83;

Rohn, Oscar. Geologist (with Abercrombie), went into Tanana, 1899, Powell, Trailing, p. 144; "reckless undertaking" of crossing the Wrangell icefield with McNear in 1899, Powell, Trailing, p. 265; Rohn Subreport No. 1, Explorations in the Wrangell Mountain district, etc. p. 88-94; Subreport No. 2, on typography, mineral resources, and narrative of itinerary, pp. 105-130, in Abercrombie 1900, First party to go through Keystone Canyon on the Trans-Alaska Military Road in 1899, In Abercrombie 1900, p. 62;

Rollo, John.  (Marshall, MN); Letter describing conditions and laws at Valdez, written 3/9/98 published in Marshall News Messenger, 3/25/98; Letter describing conditions in Valdez, written 3/910/98 published in Marshall News Messenger, 4/8/98; Letter describing describing Thron Opdahl death and funeral, at Valdez, written 3/24-26/98 published in Marshall News Messenger, 4/22/98; Letter describing conditions on Valdez Glacier written 3/30/-4/9/98 published in Marshall News Messenger, 5/6/98; Letter describing rafting and activities on the trail, written 5/9-6/2/98 published in Marshall News Messenger, 7/1/98; Letter describing conditions and laws at Valdez, written 3/9/98 published in Marshall News Messenger, 3/25/98;

Romdell, Frank.  Witness to Emerson, QCMDR, 1898, p. 53;

Rope, -. (See also Rape); Conger mentions 10/12/1898 returning from Tazlena;
mentions returning with Whirley from Mt. Drum, Conger,10/21/98;

Rorer, George. (Also Roher?); Hometown: New York; Arrived Valdez 1898; later
Residence & roadhouse at Gulkana. Pathfinder, Dec. 1920; June 1899, Pearson meets
Fischlein, Bourke, Royer, and Rorer at Mentasta. Rorer "intends to remain all winter in charge of mail." Pearson, CS1, p. 187;

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

Rose, I. J.  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;

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

Rosebrook, Major -. Hometown: Portland, OR; Boodler and Moore arrive Dooley's
camp reporting Major Rosebrook has scurvy but is improving, Dooley Diary, 5/11/99; names & address list, Dooley Diary;

Rosenthal, Fred W. (Also Tenas Rosy, Tenas Rosie; Crary; VMDR); Born: MO, Aug.
1857, C1900; Hometown: Missouri; 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; Arrived in Alaska, April 1898, C1900; Pearson works with Hy Miller, H. Cole, J. Lavioss, Lon Malone, Capt. Lewis, Borden, Rosenthal at lake in Aug. 1898, Pearson, CS1; p. 185; VMDR, p. 90, 96, 104; Location Notice, "Date Ranger," with Date, Roberts, Adler, Krau, Rosenthal, Love, Perry, Jefferson. 3/11/98, VMDR, p. 104; Charter member of the Order of Alaska Moose, 1899, TVN, 1:40, 12/7/01; From Missouri, arrived Valdez 1898; anonymous Valdez researcher;

Rosenthal, Louis. Born: IN, June 1863, C1900; Hometown: Laport, IN; Arrived in
Alaska, March 1898, C1900; On Corner's jury.  Coroner's report depicting death Joseph Fournier et al. on Valdez Glacier, 5/2/1898; Listed in names & address section, from Elkhart, IN, Dooley Diary;

Roser, Ed.  (Also spelled Raser); Joined Treloar's party on Klutina, rafted together,
Memoires, p. 35ff;

Ross, Dan.  (Also Danier, C1900); Born: Nova Scotia, March 1861 C1900; Hometown:
Boston, MA; Arrives in Alaska, March 1898, C1900; Groo beats at checkers, Copper
Center, Groo Diary, 11/22/98; other references in Diary; Kietzel and Groo join Clancy and Ross to work over Quartz Creek divide, 2/3/99;

Ross, E. 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;

Rothkranz, Louis.  (Also Louie Rotheranz, Golden Cross?; Big Lewy Rothcranz);
Born: Hamburg, Germany, 7/17/1871, C1900; Stranded on rock in middle of Devil's
Elbow on Klutina, Golden Cross?, p. 44; 124-127; Courier for the government in 1899
along military road, Babcock tells story of Rothkranz's search for him, Babcock in
Abercrombie 1900, p. 77-79; Charter member of the Order of Alaska Moose, 1899.
TVN, 1:40. 12/7/01. p. 3;

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

Rowley, Luke. Location notice with Chamberlin for Glacier Island, June 30, 1899,
PWSMDR, Bk. 2, p. 167;

Royer, L. A. (Also "Tony"); Hometown: New York; In Thompson party which joins
Bourke's party while crossing glacier, plays banjo, jeweler. Bourke Journal, p. 19
passim; June 1899, Pearson meets Fischlein, Bourke, Royer, and Rorer at Mentasta,
Pearson, CS1, p 187;

Rua, Charles T.  Location Notice, Copper Mt. Aug. 11, 1899, PWSMDR, Bk. 2. p.
181-2;

Rude, H. P.  Location notice with Bessie L. Wilson, Latouche, June 1899. PWSMDR,
Bk. 2, p. 137;

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

Rudolph, -. (Mrs. G.).   Passenger list for steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 4/19/98 for Orca and Valdes, Seattle P-I, 4/20/98;

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

Rugg, S.M.  (Same article gives both S. M. and I. M. Rugg); Hometown: Denver, CO;
Passenger on steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 1/3/98. Seattle P-I, 1/4/98;

Ruggs, -.  Dempsy reported nearly blind, Dairy, M. Dempsey, 1898, CS1;

Ruppenthalt, Lena.  V-Lot, Index, p. 77;

Rush, J. S.  (Hard to read, might be J. B. Bush); First class passenger on steamer
Valencia, departing Seattle 4/7/98, Seattle P-I 4/8/98 & Seattle Times, 4/8/98;

Russell, Carl.  (Carlton Russell, 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; entioned at Lake Klutina, Golden Cross?, p. 46; drowned in the Tokio, p. 47;

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

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

Russell, Joe.  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;

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

Rutherford, Roy.  (R. L. Rutherford, 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; Arrived Valdez in 1898, Pathfinder, Dec. 1920;

Rutledge, James. (Stamford, CT); Reported to be replacement in Stamford Co., for
Brennison who got shot at farewell party, Margeson does not mention, no records of
him yet in Alaska, Stamford Daily Advocate, 1/24/98;

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