Johnson's Bibliographic Reference
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Furnished by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey to accompany report by Sheldon Jackson, D.D. U.S. General Agent of Education in Alaska, 1885.
Alaska was Russian America from 1741 - 1867 at which time the U.S. made the "Alaska Purchase" of buying Alaska from Russia for $7.2 million. The first reindeer and reindeer herders in Alaska came from Siberia.