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No. 414.

FISHERIES REPORT (SHOWS MAGISTERIAL DUTIES AND JUDICIAL PERFORMED AGAIN BY A NAVAL OFFICER).
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COLONIAL OFFICE RECORD 197 / 66. JOURNAL OF THE COUNCIL
NEWFOUNDLAND.
Appendix No. 56.     
      Report on the Newfoundland and Labrador Fisheries for the year 1876.
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      3rd Cruise, H.M. "Eclipse."
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      The Labrador.
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      October 8th. His Excellency and suite arrived from White Bay, after a laborious journey of 14 days across the country.
      Population rapidly increasing here, numerous complaints of all descriptions brought before us, principally family disputes and quarrels as to land, etc.
      Large trade in winter herrings carried on here.
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      Magisterial duties, H.M.S. "Eclipse," 1876.
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Forteau, Labrador.
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Chateau.
Philip Gillett v. John and Felix McCarthy.
      This was a case in which Philip Gillett stood to recover from John and Felix McCarthy the sum of about £90 currency.
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      Colin M. Dundas, Lieut. R.N. & J.P.
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      Charles Butt v. Smuel Parsons.
      Butt complained that Parsons had prevented him from erecting a stage for drying fish.
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      Ordered Butt to remove his timber and materials. Told him he might erect a stage anywhere not less than 30 yards from another man's property.
C. M. DUNDAS,                
Lieut. N.R., J.P.    

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