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*October 20, 1897 * information from Nov. 8 letter to Dr. Crockett. Camped at Lake Bennet.
*October 21, 1897 Camp on first windy arm of Tagish Lake.
*October 22, 1897 Made the custom house.
*October 23, 1897 Paid $97 duty, continued journey to camp 14 miles down on Marsh Lake.
*October 24, 1897 Camp 7 miles from the Canyon
*October 25, 1897 Camp at foot of Canyon, shot the Canyon with all our provisions. Got through ok.
*October 26, 1897 Row to Whitehorse rapids. Portage about 1200# and take balance through ok. Tougher than Canyon.
*October 27,1897 Camped 12 miles down Lake Labarge.
*October 28, 1897 Camped 10 miles from foot of Lake, bad rowing all day.
*October 29, 1897 Camp 50 miles down the river.
*October 30, 1897 Made good run. Passed 9 boats.
*October 31, 1897 Pass trading post. Made 3 good trades for moose meat with Indians. Camp in a few miles of Five finger rapids.
*November 1, 1897 Shoot Five finger and Rink rapids. Camp 20 miles from Pelley river.
*November 2, 1897 Camp on Youcon (sic) river, spend 29th birthday piloting down river.
*November 3, 1897 camp about 40 miles above Stewart. Considerable ice on river.
*November 4, 1897 Camp a few miles above Stewart.
*November 5, 1897 Arrived Stewart River and go in camp.
*November 6, 1897 Taken one days rest.
*November 7, 1897 Went to look at Henderson Creek. The people are crazy here. Henderson Creek is staked for 25 miles up and is about 30 long. There are about 24 good claims in the whole Klondyke(sic). We are 62 miles from Dawson by land. Will build cabin (known as Missouri Boys Cabin).
November 8, 1897 Stewart River
*information in letter to Dr. Crockett dated 8 November.
November 22, 1897 Stewart River
Several feet of snow. Just moved into cabin. Weather is running 30 to 42 below zero.
November 24, 1897 Stewart River
Staked 3 claims today. Cabin at mouth of Stewart River. Quite a settlement there. Two women (one Mrs. Meadows of California).
December 7, 1897 Stewart River
Have staked 4 claims. Weather to 60 below zero.
No date (1898) Stewart River
Letter mentions receiving letters from Georgia and Dr. Crockett dated Jan. 5 and 15th. Lee and Everett have claims 37 and 36 on Ten mile and 24 and 23 on Rosebud Creek.
May 9, 1898 Ice on Yukon broke at Stewart River
May 22, 1898 Dawson City
In town looking for work. -information from the letter started on 22 May shown below.
May 31, 1898 Returned from stampede to Dominion Creek.
June 9, 1898 Steamboat the May West arrived at Dawson on 8th.
June 13, 1898 Victoria and the Weare came arrive from Circle City. Learns of Tom See's death.
June 20, 1898 Dawson City
July 17, 1898 Dawson City to Dr. Crockett
July 17, 1898 Dawson City to Georgia
August 27, 1898 Dawson City
Working on Eldorado bench claim and half interest in bench claim back of No. 8 on Bonanza.
ca. spring 1899 two partial letters Letter 1 and Letter 2
May 19, 1899 Dawson City
Youkon ice opened up at Dawson on 17th May. Sluicing the winters dump.
May 24, 1899 Dawson City
Sluicing about $1500 so far, half to mine owner
partial letter- summer 1899 to Georgia
July 1, 1899 Dawson City
Plan to leave for home Monday at 10am 3 July.