First prospecting trip by Leslie and Abraham Lincoln Parker (age 71) to Glacier Bay following reopening of mining in 1936. "Last Chance" discovered, & located by Abraham Lincoln Parker. Witnessed by son Leslie "Les" Parker & recorded in Juneau, Territory of Alaska Dec. 6, 1937.
LODE CLAIM NOTICE OF LOCATION
of the Last Chance Mining Claim.
Notice is Hereby Given that the undersigned, having complied with all the requirements of the Laws of the United States, and the local laws, customs and regulations has this 1st day of Oct. A. D. 1937 discovered, located and claim 1500 linear feet, horizontal measurement of, on and along the lode or vein of quartz, or other rock in place bearing gold, silver, copper, lead or other metals, with 300 feet of surface ground on each side of the center line of said claim; together with all dips, spurs, angles, and variations an allowed by law; and all veins, lodes, deposits, and ground within the lines of said claim; situated in the Juneau Mining district, Territory of Alaska. The general course of said vein or deposit as nearly as can, at this time, be determined is Southerly and Northerly. This claim extends 1200 feet Southerly and 300 feet northerly from the discovery monument on which this notice is posted, along the course of said center line of said claim. Said claim is more particularly described as follows:
About 1½ miles from Reid Inlet near Pthomigan (ed: Ptarmigan) Creek Glacier Bay, Alaska each corner has at rock monument each center end has a monument and a monument at discovery.
A. L. PARKER___________
Leslie F. Parker Locators and claimants.
Filed for record at 9:00 o'clock, A. M. , 12-6-37. Recorded In Book 28 of Lodes, page 495.
U. S. Commissioner ,Ex- Officio District Recorder.