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Return to:   Alaska Transfer Ceremony - October 18, 1867, was one of the most significant days in Alaska history, the day when the United States officially took possession of its northernmost territory.
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Prince Dimitri Maksoutoff

Full-length portrait of Prince Dimitri Maksoutoff in army uniform. He was the last Russian Governor of Russian America, serving from 1864 to 1867. Alaska State Library, Alaska Purchase Centennial Collection.

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