Wrangell Sentinel -

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June 19, 1919

Friday the thirteenth was a lucky day for the town of Wrangell. Donald Sinclair, a prominent Wrangell merchant, was advised Friday by Judge Jennings that the department had allowed Wrangell a new $6,000 jail and courthouse. Mr. Sinclair took word of the new building on his return to Wrangell. He said to the Dispatch that for that amount a very substantial building could be erected to accommodate the U.S. commissioner, deputy marshal and jail, as the Government owned an excellent site. The present building in use at Wrangell is an old log affair, which was originally used as an...

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