p. 1988                                  C



No. 814.

EXTRACT FROM “ REPORT ON THE NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR FISHERIES,”

BY RUSSELL S. PASLEY, COMMANDER AND SENIOR NAVAL OFFICER ON THE FISHERIES, 1871.¹



        “ The usual questions as to how far the French had a right to fish on the coast, and whether they were permitted to take salmon and herring, were frequently met with, it being difficult to persuade the Newfoundlanders that the term `fish' in French means all fish, they considering 'cod' only as fish.”

¹  Ibid., 1871, p. 676.





No. 815.                                  C

EXTRACT FROM “COMMENTS ON FISHERY TREATIES AND THEIR INTERPRETATIONS

BY CAPT. & SENIOR OFFICER, D. MILLER, H.M.S. “SIRIUS, ” 1876.²



        “ The Newfoundland fishermen to this day by Fish understand only Codfish, all other kinds of fish are designated by their particular names.”
²  Ibid., 1874, p. 814.

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