• Created Date
  • 1893
  • Description
  • The letter is written on the stationary of the Washington World's Fair Commission which is illustrated with a drawing of the Washington State Building. Quote from document: Tacoma, Seattle, Spokane and Everett have shown their enterprise in making splendid exhibits in various departments, as have many of the smaller towns in our state, and it is a most lamentable fact, that Port Townsend, the recognized equal of these cities in many respects, ... more
    The letter is written on the stationary of the Washington World's Fair Commission which is illustrated with a drawing of the Washington State Building. Quote from document: Tacoma, Seattle, Spokane and Everett have shown their enterprise in making splendid exhibits in various departments, as have many of the smaller towns in our state, and it is a most lamentable fact, that Port Townsend, the recognized equal of these cities in many respects, has absolutely nothing to advertise it save an art exhibit, which while demonstrating that we have reached a certain degree of culture, is, as a factor in augmenting the population, or bringing in outside capital, absolutely worthless. ... If only we had some photographs, as Tacoma or Seattle have, it would at least bear me out in my assertions that Port Townsend possesses the best location of any town in the United States from a scenic or maritime standpoint. The Everett mills have an exhibit of nails hung in a large frame on the walls of... less
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    Letter (correspondence)
    Scanned from original text or image at 300 dpi saved in TIFF format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2013