[Tues. Dec. 9, 1902] Have concluded to go on "Bertha" & inside passage north to Valdes - "Bertha" in now Have just created new Precinct on lower end of Alaskan peninsula = "Peninsula Precinct." Sent Nan $100. Lawall $10. Nan's Culters potlach & LaWalls to pay my Elks Lodge dues. [Wednesday 10] Met Col. Dick Plunkett, of Circle, -Oklahoma &c. a friend of Hoggatts He is going to Ketchikan, to see some mines for Eastern parties.
Met Mrs. Dunbar - proprietors wife - Ranier-Grand & examined a fine collection of bronzes.