Document 99: Letter from William Ballou

William B. Ballou Papers, Letters, 1898-1918, Archives, University of Alaska Fairbanks.

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Seattle, Washington
April 1, 1898

I like Seattle...all its different fakirs trying to sell you a gold washer, a K. stove, or a dog team with one lame dog which would get well by tomorrow....all the stores have their K. are all K. houses...and fellows give their best girls K. nugget gold pins...."


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