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Proceedings of Conference of July 21, 1824

Board to I. A. Kupreianof, March 31, 1810.

Board to Acting Chief Manager, March 20, 1853

Chief Manager to Benzeman, June 20, 1861

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Concerning the granting of a fourth charter.

Opinion of Council of State

Proclamation

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Russian correspondence, etc.—Continued.

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Part II. Illustrating Russian management on the Seal Islands...

80-90

Board to Chief Manager, April 6, 1817.

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Board to Chief Manager, March 8, 1843.

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Board to Captain Rudakof, April 22, 1853..

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Board to Chief Manager, April 24, 1854..

Board to Chief Manager, November 8, 1854

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Boaril to Chief Manager, June 5, 1857 .

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Chief Manager to Buard, October 7, 1857

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Chief Manager to Board, January 13, 1859.

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Chief Manager to Board, May 13, 1860.

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Chief Manager to Board, July 16, 1863

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Chief Manager to Manager of St. Paul, May 1, 1861...

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Notice issued by the United States Government in 1815 ...

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Action of the United States Government relative to Alaska since the cession. 92-124

Laws enacted by Congress

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Action of the Executive.

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Decisions of the United States courts..

113-124

Notes on the fur industry of Bering Sea and the adjoining region..

125-129

Revenue derived from the Alaskan seal herd

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Diplomatic correspondence....

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Correspondence of the years 1822-1825 relative to the nkase of 1821 and

to the treaties of 1824 and 1825 .

132-152

Correspondence between the United States and Great Britain relative to

the seizure of British sealing vessels in Bering Sea in 1886 and 1867.. 153--168

Correspondence relative to proposed international measures for the pro-

tection of fur-seals (1887-1888)

168-194

Correspoudence relative to and growing ont of the seizure of British seal-

ing vessels in Bering Sea in 1889 (Angust 24, 1889, to January 22, 1890). 195–203

Correspondence relative to proposed international measures for the pro-

tection of fur-seals-continued-(February 10, 1890, to June 27, 1890). 204-223

Correspondence relative to the jurisdictional rights in Bering Sea for-

merly possessed by Russia and transferred to the United States by the

treaty of 1867 (Mr. Blaine's note of June 30, 1890)..

221-235

Correspondence relative to Great Britain's willingness to enter into a con-

vention for the protection of fur-seals (June 30, 1890, to July 18, 1890). 236-241

Correspondence relative to the jurisdictional rights in Bering Sea for-

merly possessed by Russia and transferred to the United States by the

treaty of 1867--continued-(August 2, 1890, to April 14, 1891).... 242-297

Correspondence relative to the modus vivendi of 1891 and to the negoti-

ations for arbitration (April 20, 1-91, to February 8, 1892)...

298-350

Correspondence relative to the modus rivendi of 1892 (February 9, 1892,

to March 26, 1892)

351-364

(For alphabetical list of notes see Index, “ Diplomatic Correspondence.”)

Distinct from Alaskan seals..

Voyage of Captain Morrell in 1825.

8. Juan Fernandez fur-seal

9. Southern fur-seal

Excessive hunting

10. South African fur-seal.

Protection by Great Britain.

11. Kerguelen fur-seal

12. New Zealand fur-seal...

Protection by Great Britain.

Habits OF SOUTHERN FUR-SEALS:

Accounts of habits by Delano, Fanning, and Morrell.

Distinction of sex

Migration of seals.

Propagation of seals

Not afraid of man at first.

Sentinels

Quick motions

Dog seals

Arrival of mature seals....

Relative size of males and females.

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