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March 16, 2017

March 16, 1917 – A letter from J. L. McPherson, manager of the Alaska Bureau of the Seattle Chamber of Commerce, gives details of the big excursion tour of Alaska being organized by the bureau-in commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the territory as a United States posession.

The steamers will be accompanied as far as v by boats and yachts of the Seattle Carnival Committee.

“The greater interest of the visiting party,” Mr. McPherson says, “during the stop in Petersburg will undoubtedly be in sight-seeing and in viewing and learning of your industries….It will be advisable...

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