Idaho Daily Statesman – Boise, Idaho

January 2, 1899

News from “The Florence Miner” newspaper, Florence, Idaho


The Florence Miner records the death of Charles H. Scott, who was well-known here, having been connected with the Black Hornet mine.  At the time of his death he was deputy recorder of the Buffalo Hump District.

The Miner says: On Wednesday afternoon, December 21, at 3:30 o’clock, Charles H. Scott died of inflammation of the kidneys. 

At the age of 34 years, the Great Ruler of the universe has seen fit to take from the midst of friends and loved ones our esteemed friend, whom all admired for his sterling qualities, his staunch manhood, his charity and goodness of heart.


The Helena Independent – Helena Montana

December 26, 1898

Under the heading of “Jottings About Town”

Charles H. Scott, 30 years old, son of Mrs. Jefferis, of Helena, died at Florence, Idaho last Wednesday, of Bright’s discane (spelling may be incorrect).  Helena had been his home since early boyhood until recent years, when he settled in Idaho, engaging in mining.  He was for a time in charge of the Charlotte gulch placer mines, and latterly was deputy clerk and recorder.  He had been connected with the press, having been editor of the Philipsburg Mail and a regular contributor to the Florence Times.



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