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FUR-FARMING IN CANADA   145

IMPORTATIONS OF FUR-SEALS AND SEA-OTTER TO THE LONDON
AUCTION SALES

By E. Brass

Year

Fur-seals

Sea-otter

Year

Fur-seals

Sea-otter

1850

12,391

............

1882

189,694

5,680

1851

13,915

............

1883

171,2051

5,038

1852

9,348

............

1884

157,329

7,903

1853

16,193

............

1885

180,059

4,908

1854

9,714

............

1886

217,704

4,804

1855

18,199

............

1887

226,370

4,413

1856

29,464

............

1888

219,670

3,511

1857

20,641

............

1889

214,577

2,713

1858

9,423

............

1890

182,653

2,392

1859

14,471

............

1891

125,731

2,366

1860

13,231

............

1892

109,123

1,306

1861

24,341

............

1893

147,047

1,590

1862

31,949

............

1894

112,253

1,434

1863

27,986

............

1895

102,759

1,221

1864

20,326

............

1896

70,579

1,059

1865

17,259

............

1897

5,567

1,212

1866

19,844

............

1898

61,776

956

1867

15,967

............

1899

16,836

739

1868

83,997

............

1900

22,800

584

1869

149,808

............

1901

64,201

422

1870

153,654

............

1902

20,692

406

1871

154,959

3,824

1903

70,137

468

1872

168,672

4,307

1904

35,636

234

1873

170,679

5,095

1905

65,811

335

1874

161,291

4,920

1906

68,757

505

1875

174,107

4,964

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1907

49,104

561

1876

167,141

5,059

1908

74,277

339

1877

142,631

5,420

1909

49,744

269

1878

169,497

5,253

1910

44,608

307

1879

175,119

5,176

 

 

 

1880

205,240

5,583

 

 

 

1881

210,745

5,647

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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