Hearings Before the Committee on Expenditures in the Department of Commerce and Labor, House of Representatives on House Resolution No. 73 to Investigate the Fur-Seal Industry of Alaska Volume 10

Hearings Before the Committee on Expenditures in the Department of Commerce and Labor, House of Representatives on House Resolution No. 73 to Investigate the Fur-Seal Industry of Alaska Volume 10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ... STATEMENT OF DB. BARTON W. EVEBMANN, CHIEF, ALASKA FISHEEIES SEEVICE, BTJBEATJ OF FISHEEIES. Mr. Elliott. Dr. Evermann, when did you first go to the seal islands? Dr. Evermann. In the spring of 1892. Mr. Elliott. When did you land there? Dr. Evermann. I do not recall the exact date when I landed on either of the islands. Mr. Elliott. Do you know the month? Dr. Evermann. It was either July or August. Mr. Elliott. Was that your first landing? Dr. Evermann. Yes. 'Mr. Elliott. Which island did you land on? Dr. Evermann. I first landed on St. Paul, and later I went to St. George. Mr. Elliott. About what time did you land on St. Paul? Dr. Evermann. Some time in July or August. Mr. Elliott. How long did you stay there? Dr. Evermann. Only a few days. Mr. Elliott. What do you mean by a "few days?" Dr. Evermann. The exact number of days I can not recall. Mr. Elliott. Was it two days? Dr. Evermann. It was about a week or ten days. (I have since consulted the record; I find I was on the Pribilof Islands continuously from July 19 to July 31.) Mr. Elliott. You stayed on St. Paul Island all that time? Dr. Evermann. I was on both islands. Mr. Elliott. You went over to St. George? Dr. Evermann. Yes. Mr. Elliott. There are 12 rookeries on St. Paul. How many did you visit? Dr. Evermann. I visited all of the rookeries on St. Paul and all of the rookeries on St. George. Mr. Elliott. Did you make any notes on the condition of the herd? Dr. Evermann. I did. Mr. Elliott. Are they published? Dr. Evermann. There is reference to them in the Paris tribunal volumes. Mr. Elliott. Are they officially published? Dr. Evermann. Unless you call that reference an official publication of those notes I would say no. I made a formal report to the Commissioner of Fisheries. Mr....show more

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