ACTING COLONIAL SECRETARY R. CARTER TO STEPHEN MARSH, Esq.
RECORD BOOK, ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND. Volume 52, page 766.
I have to direct your attention to the above copy of the Governor's instructions defining his Jurisdiction in the Island of Newfoundland and the Coast of Labrador. On the latter Coast the Western limit is 59 25´ Longitude 57° 9´ West.
The position of Cape Chudleigh at the entrance of Hudson's Strait, to which the Jurisdiction extends is laid down in Latitude 60° 37´ North, Longitude 65° West; and in performing your duties which will be explained to you in the protection of the Fisheries, you are strictly to adhere to the limits laid down.
I have &c.
(Signed) R. CARTER,
Acting Col. Sec.
To Stephen Marsh, Esqr.
Superintendent of Fisheries.