p. 350 C
(Annex to No. 71).
JURISDICTION OF NEWFOUNDLAND.
COPIES FROM GOVERNOR BANNERMAN'S COMMISSION (p. 613, "JOURNAL OF THE ASSEMBLY OF NEWFOUNDLAND, 1864").
"Governor, commissioner-in-chief and vice-admiral over our island of Newfoundland and the islands adjacent, and all the coast of Labrador from the entrance of Hudson's straits to a line to be drawn due north and south from Anse Sablon, on the said coast, to the 52nd degree of north latitude, and all of the islands adjacent to that part of the said coast of Labrador; as also all forts and garrisons erected and established within the said island, etc., latitude 51º 25 north, longitude 57º 9 west, and includes 'Blanc Sablon' and the 'Woody islands.' The northern boundary is cape Chudleigh, in latitude 60º 37 north, longitude 65º west."
LORD KNUTSFORD TO LORD STANLEY OF PRESTON.
Downing Street, 15th August, 1889.
The Right Honourable Lord Stanley of Preston, &c., &c.
MY LORD,—I have the honour to draw your attention to my despatch, no. 86, of the 9th of April last, and I should be glad to receive, when convenient, the views of your government therein asked for, in regard to the question of the rectification of the boundaries of Canada and Newfoundland on the Labrador coast.
I have, &c.,