In the Privy Council

IN THE MATTER OF THE BOUNDARY BETWEEN THE DOMINION OF CANADA AND THE COLONY OF NEWFOUNDLAND IN THE LABRADOR PENINSULA.


ORDER OF MATTERS DEALT WITH IN THE SPEECH OF THE RIGHT HON. H.P. MACMILAAN, K.C., IN REPLY FOR THE DOMINION OF CANADA.


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906-908 Importance of ascertaining the purpose of the Sovereign in placing coast of Labrador under care and inspection of Governor of Newfoundland, on which there is nearly complete agreement between counsel.      . .     . .     . .     . .     . .     . .     . .     . .
909-910 Contrast between words used in Hudson's Bay Company's charter as regards territorial grant, and those used in instruments alleged to grant to Newfoundland territory extending to watershed.     . .     . .     . .     . .     . .     . .     . . Vol. II, p. 367 ;
Vol.I, pp. 149, 154.
910-911 Extent of disputed territory as compared with that of Newfoundland
911-914 Questions as to whether, with purpose disclosed, coast could mean more than margin of the sea.      . .     . .     . .     . .     . .     . . Vol. III, p. 909 ;
Vol. I, p. 154.
914-917 Discussion of modes of expression in the Proclamation, Oct.7, 1763      . .     . . Vol. I, pp. 153, 154.
917-920,
924-928
Relative values of Commission to Graves and Proclamation ; dependence of one orthe other for interpretative purposes.      . .     . .     . .     . .     . . Vol.I, pp. 149, 153.
920-924 Discussion as to whether a sudden change of policy took place by which a mere fishing jurisdiction was converted into a territorial jurisdiction.      . .     . .     . .     . . Vol. II, p. 387 ;
Vol. I, pp. 331-332;
New documents, 10, 11.
929-933 North-eastern limits of Hudson's Bay Comapny's territories      . .     . .     . .     . .     . . Vol. VIII, p. 4110.
933-934 Limits of territory confided to Governor of Newfoundland coastal points.      . .     . .     . .     . .
934 Instructions to Governor of Newfoundland unaltered when Labrador coast was included, except where necessary to interpolate “ Labrador Coast. ” No toleration for Roman Catholics.      . .     . .     . .     . .     . . Vol II, 395.

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SPEECH OF THE RIGHT HON. SIR H. P. MACMILLAN, K.C.—Continued.
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934-943 Discussion of term “ coast ” as used in words “ Coast of Labrador ”      . .     . .     . .     . .     . . Vol.I, pp. 149, 153. 250, 334 ;
Vol. V, pp. 2181, 2185-2189.
943-945 Reservation of hinterland for use of Indians      . .     . .     . .     . .     . . Vol.I, p. 156,
945-948 Views of Lord Knutsford, Justice Pinsent, and Governor of Newfoundland as to extent of territory on Labrador Coast, attached to Newfoundland.      . . Vol. II, pp. 339-361.
949-957 Limits of Hudson's Bay Company's territories in Labrador Peninsula not a watershed      . .     . .     . .     . .     . .     . . Vol.VIII, pp. 4030-4142 ; King's Map, 1755 ; Map
14 (Nfld.) ;

Vol.I, p. 159,
957 Uncertainity as to location of entrance to Hudson's Straits      . .     . .     . .     . .     . .     . .     . .     . .
958 Ontario-manitoba Boundary case in relation to watershed question      . .     . .     . .     . .     . .     . . Vol. V, p. 2145
960-962 Chief Justice Draper's opinion as to boundaries of Hudson's Bay territory(1859).      . .     . .     . .     . . Can. Suppl. Docs.
2-6.
962-972 Consideration of Mitchell's Map (1755), as bearing on Hudson's Bay company's boundaries and watershed.      . .     . .     . .     . .     . .     . .     . .
972 Consideration of Bowen and Gibson Map      . .     . .     . .     . .     . .     . .     . . Maps 27 (Can.)and 13 (Nfld.).
977 Indian reservations      . .
977 Report of Governor Murray on Labrador Indians      . .     . .     . . Vol. III, p. 893.
979 Canadian Census Returns for Labrador Peninsula      . .     . .     . . Vol. VIII, pp. 3727-3735.
979 Bureau of American Ethnology on Labrador Indians      . .     . . Vol.VI , pp. 2829, 2830.
980 Territory comprised within Indian reservations      . .     . .     . .     . .     . .     . .     . .     . . Vol. III, p 910;
Vol. I, pp. 156, 157.
983 Comparison of instructions to Governors of Newfoundland and Quebec. Vol. II, pp. 391-405, 781.
983 Reference to Indians whose territories were adjacent to old English colonies.      . .     . .     . .     . .     . .     . .     . .
985 Labrador Indians within scope of Proclamation of Oct. 7, 1763      . . Vol. VI, p. 2761.
988 Comparison of instructions to first Newfoundland Governor of Labrador Coast, to Governors of Quebec after Quebec Act ; and to first Newfoundland Governor of Labrador Coast after Act of 1809,as respects Labrador Indians. Vol. II, pp. 391,
662, 882, 878.
Candian additional document.
 
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989 Natural reading of Proclamation of Oct.7, 1763, is reading contended for in Canadian case. Whole area ceded by France distributed under Proclamation, Governor of Newfoundland being given limited territorial jurisdiction between defined points on Labrador Coast.     . .     . .     . .     . .
991 Discussion of width of strip granted to Newfoundland on Labrador Coast , necessary to satisfy terms of Proclamation of Oct 7, 1763.      . .     . .     . .     . .
996 Discussion as to whether shores of Lake Melville are “ coast ” in sense of terms of controversy.      . .     . .     . .     . .     . .
998 Test of question is, is Lake Melville essential for carrying on an open and free fishery which, it is contended, is solely a cod fishery.      . .     . .     . .     . .
1000 Overriding consideration is observance of Act of 1699      . .     . .     . .
1000 Conclusion      . .     . .     . .




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