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August 17, 2017

August 17, 1917 – Included in the call for bids carrying mail on all steamboat or other power-boat routes, in the territory of Alaska is a new route (No. 78066) from Petersburg to Red Bluff Bay and way points. The route covers the points supplied by the Hogue & Tveten boats the last two years. That the new route will be established there can be little room for doubt, as the department recognizes that the big herring canneries and other permanent stations in the fishing industry now operating at the several points make this mail service a necessity; and that Petersburg is the logical poin...

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