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Letter from David Starr Jordan to Theodore Roosevelt

Author:
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931
Date:
1901-12-24
Description:
David Starr Jordan objects to H.R. 4386, "An Act to prevent the extermination of fur-bearing animals in Alaska, and for other purposes." Jordan recommends negotiating with Great Britain to appoint a joint commission of naturalists to agree on sealing regulations. They must also consider the legal rights of Canada, Russia, and Japan.
Subject:
Sealing--Law and legislation, Wildlife conservation--International cooperation, Sealing--Moral and ethical aspects, International relations--Treaties, Bills, Legislative, Great Britain, Canada, Russia, Japan, Elliott, Henry Wood, 1846-1930
Partner:
Theodore Roosevelt Center
Rights:
These images are presented through a cooperative effort between the Library of Congress and Dickinson State University. No known restrictions on publication.
Source:
http://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o36378
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