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Pribilof Islands seal trade collection

Identifier: Mss-275
Stefansson Mss-275

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The collection contains four documents related to the seal trade in the Pribilof Islands, Alaska. Includes an accounting sheet representing proceeds from seal and sea lion pelts taken on St. Paul Island and measurements as well as seal breeding rookeries on St. Paul. Also includes two letters related to Assistant Treasury Agent, Capt. Abial P. Loud. One is a letter to Loud from Secretary of the Treasury, Charles S. Fairchild, concerning Loud's transport to Alaska and the second is a positive personal recommendation from Special Treasury Agent Joseph Murray. Creator unknown.


  • 1885

Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


.01 linear ft. (1 envelope)

Language of Materials


Additional Description


Two letters and two manuscript spreadsheets relating to seal hunting and breeding grounds on the Pribolof Islands in the Bering Sea.

Part of the Rauner Library Archives and Manuscripts Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA

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