(Enclosure 1 in No. 9.)
GOVERNOR OF NEWFOUNDLAND TO J. CHAMBERLAIN.
TRANSMITTING MINUTE OF NEWFOUNDLAND COUNCIL re REPRESENTATION OF CANADA.
24th July, 1903.
In reply to your despatch No. 24 of the 8th of April, on the subject of the issue by this Government of a license to cut timber on lands claimed to be within the jurisdiction of the Province of Quebec, I have the honour to transmit herewith a copy of an approved Minute of the Committee of Council in which my responsible advisers state with their reasons, their inability to admit the claim of the Dominion Government and deny that there has been any encroachment by this Government upon the Territory of the Province of Quebec.
I have, etc.,
(Sd.) CAVENDISH BOYLE.