Orville T. Porter, UNITED STATES MARSHAL. DISTRICT OF ALASKA, U.S. MARCHALL'S OFFICE.
Wrangel [Wrangell] Sitka [struck through], Alaska, March 4th 1894
This is to instruct Shakes, one of the policemen acting under me at this place, To break up any Hootznoo distilery that he may find and keep the stil as evidence against guilty partys. But not to make any arrests without a warrant from the court. Unless, in case of forcible resistance. then he may arrest and bring to me.