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Report Upon The Customs District, Public Service, And Resources Of Alaska Territory by William Gouverneur Morris

Report Upon The Customs District, Public Service, And Resources Of Alaska Territory

by William Gouverneur Morris

First edition. 8vo. Black cloth, blind ruled borders, titles stamped in gold gilt on the spine, 163 pp., 9 plates from drawings of buildings at Sitka, Fort Simpson (British Columbia), and Fort Wrangel, including a frontispiece of indigenous school children at Wrangel Island, folding map. Report discusses need for legislation in order to provide better protection for the inhabitants, improved preservation of law and order, and a need for some system to be established for the proper registration of land titles. A small ink stain to the fore-edge margins of the lower portion of the first 20 pages, else a very good copy.

Inventory Number: 41302

$175.00