Document 127: Excerpts from The Trade Register (Seattle)
The Trade Register (Seattle).
January 8, 1898
"A New Year opens with conditions radically different from those which prevailed a year ago. Great financial distrust existed then, but has passed away."
March 25, 1898
"About 15,000 people have arrived here from the east since Jan. 1 to outfit for the northern gold fields....It is definitely settled that Seattle is to have the assay office."