By Aron L. Crowell

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Sources available in English or English translation about Shelikhov and Three Saints Harbor are extensive, including his own reports and correspondence (in Andreev 1952; Dmytryshyn et al. 1988; Pierce 1976; Pierce and Donnelly 1979; Shelikhov 1981); descriptions of Three Saints 31 32 Chapter 2 Harbor by members of the 1790 Billings-Sarychev expedition (Merck 1980; Sarychev 1969; Sauer 1802); reports by other early Russian observers (Davydov 1977; Gideon 1989; Lisianskii 1968); accounts by Spanish expeditions (Fidalgo 1975; Gormly 1977; Lopez de Haro 1975; Stewart 1936); and various nineteenth-century descriptions (Khlebnikov 1994; Sargent 1981).

1988; Pierce 1976; Pierce and Donnelly 1979; Shelikhov 1981); descriptions of Three Saints 31 32 Chapter 2 Harbor by members of the 1790 Billings-Sarychev expedition (Merck 1980; Sarychev 1969; Sauer 1802); reports by other early Russian observers (Davydov 1977; Gideon 1989; Lisianskii 1968); accounts by Spanish expeditions (Fidalgo 1975; Gormly 1977; Lopez de Haro 1975; Stewart 1936); and various nineteenth-century descriptions (Khlebnikov 1994; Sargent 1981). In addition, there are invaluable paintings of Three Saints Harbor in 1790 by Luka Voronin (published by Alekseev 1966:67 and Fedorova 1973:Figure 3), a drawing of the later Three Saints artel by W.

These expeditions extended progressively further to the east as sea otter populations in the nearer islands declined, with the result that the eastern end of the Aleutian chain was being visited by the early 1760s. According to Black (1992), specific information about the Kodiak archipelago was first obtained by Russian fur traders from the Unangam of Umnak and Unalaska Islands. Resources of the "distant island" of "Kadiak" are listed as "foxes, sea lions, standing timber five handspans in circumference" in the report of Glotov and Ponamarev's 1758-1762 voyage to the eastern Aleutians (Divin 1979:319), and Kodiak is shown on a map compiled by the expedition CBerkh 1974:Figure 1; Efimov 1964).

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