“The Nahcotta Point Oyster company has been organized in this city with Spokane, Seattle and Rossland capital. The company owns 160 acres of oyster beds on Willapa harbor near Oysterville, Pacific county, this state. Heretofore the seed oyster has been shipped from New Haven, Conn., and transplanted on the coast. It is the purpose of the new company to import the seed direct from Japan. Dan P. Bagnell of this city is one of the directors.”

The Spokane Press, Number 248, 22 August 1903