In the Privy Council


IN  THE  MATTER   of   the   BOUNDARY    between   the 
     DOMINION   of    CANADA     and   the   COLONY   of
     NEWFOUNDLAND in the LABRADOR PENINSULA.



TABLE   OF   CONTENTS

OF

VOLUME   IV

OF

JOINT   APPENDIX.



PART IX.

DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE HISTORY OF NEWFOUNDLAND.

No.
Date.  Descriptions of Document.Page.
 
 704  -- C Sketch of the History of Newfoundland until 1809 1667 
705  11th June 1578  ..                               C  Sir Humphrey Gilbert's Patent  . .    . .    . . 1691 
706 13th Nov. 1587  ..  C Anthony Parckhurst to Richard Hakluyt, containing a report of the true state and commodities of Newfoundland   . .      . .     . . 1696 
707 1583  ..  C Extract, relating to the voyage of Sir Humfrey Gilbert   . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . . 1698 
708 2nd May 1610  ..  C Charter of the London and Bristol Company. Earl of Northampton and Associates . .      . .  1701 
709 1610  ..  C Formation of Guy's Settlement . .      . .      . . 1711 
710 13th Aug. 1611  ..  C Orders issued by John Guy, Governor of Newfoundland         . .      . .      . .      . .      . . 1715 
 

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711 1618-1620  ..  C  Origin of Disputes between Resident Planters and Western Merchants   . .      . .      . .      . .  1717 
712 10th Feb. 1634  ..  C  Regulations for the Newfoundland Fishery 1719 
713 13th Nov. 1637  ..  C  Grant of Newfoundland to the Marquis of Hamilton, Earl of Pembroke and others      . .  1723 
714 8th Apr. 1651  ..  C  Recall of Sir David Kirke  . .      . .      . .      . .  1738 
715 8th Apr. 1651  ..  C  Appointment of Commission to administer affairs in Newfoundland   . .      . .      . .      . .  1738 
716 3rd June 1653  ..  C  Appointment of John Treworgie as Commissioner for Newfoundland      . .      . .  1739 
717 3rd June 1653  ..  C  Instructions to John Treworgie, Commissioner for Newfoundland with annexed laws and ordinances      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  1740 
718 26th Jan. 1660  ..  C  Star Chamber Rules of Charles I. and additions by Charles II.          . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  1744 
719 27th Nov. 1663  ..  C  Petition from West of England Merchants for enforcement of regulations        . .      . .      . . 1747 
720 4th Dec. 1663  ..  C  Order of His Majesty requiring Mayors and Magistrates of certain English towns to observe Rules re carrying of men to Newfoundland 1748 
721 28th Aug. 1667  ..  C  Petition against appointment of a Governor for Newfoundland        . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  1749 
722 28th Aug. 1667  ..  C  Appointment of Commissioners to examine into miscarriages of former Governors of Newfoundland        . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  1750 
723 8th Jan. 1668  ..  C  Memorial respecting occupation of Placentia by the French     . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  1751 
724 15th Apr. 1668 (?)  C  Memorial for removal of French and establishment of Government . .      . .      . . 1752 
725 1668  ..  C  Statement of Reasons for settlement of Newfoundland under regular Government . .  1753 
726 1668  ..  C  Reply of West of England Merchants to plea for regular Government  . .      . .      . .      . . 1755 
727 23rd Dec. 1670  ..  C  Petition from Mayors of West of England Towns for observance of existing regulations 1757 
728 10th Mar. 1671  ..  C  Order in Council approving of the Report of the Council of Plantations     . .      . .      . . 1759 
729 1670  ..  C  Reply of Captain Robinson to the Answer of the West Country Merchants  . .      . .      . . 1764 
 

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No.
       Date.         Descriptions of Document.Page.
 
730 9th Sept. 1671  ..  C  Report of Captain Davis of H.M.S. " Success " 1766 
731 4th Feb. 1672  ..  C  Order for Fortifications in Newfoundland   . .  1767 
732 5th May 1675  ..  C  Order for revival of regulations of 1670-1671 with additions          . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  1768 
733 24th July 1675  ..  C  Report of Sir John Berry on conditions in Newfoundland          . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  1772 
734 12th Sept. 1675  ..  C  Report of Sir John Berry on conditions in Newfoundland          . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  1774 
735 4th Dec. 1675  ..  C  Minutes of the Committee of Trade and Plantations on Berry's Report    . .      . .      . . 1776 
736 27th Jan. 1676  ..  C  Charter of the West Country Adventurers for the Fishery at Newfoundland     . .      . .      . .  1777 
737 19th Apr. 1676  ..  C  Order in Council directing that Information be obtained respecting Newfoundland     . .      . . 1783 
738 8th Aug. 1676  ..  C  Evidence of Sir John Berry and Captain Davis respecting Newfoundland . .      . .      . .      . .  1784 
739 3rd-4th     
March 1677  .. 
 C  Consideration of Newfoundland affairs by Lords of Trade         . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  1785 
740 16th Mar. 1677  ..  C  Lord Anglesey to Sir Jos. Williamson, respecting contemplated changes in regulations 1787 
741 15th Sept. 1679  ..  C  Chas. Talbot's Answers to enquiries respecting state of Fishery at Newfoundland     . .      . .  1788 
742 16th Feb 1680  ..  C  Amendments to regulations by Lords of Trade and Plantations       . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  1791 
743 21th Feb. 1680  ..  C  Memorial of inhabitants of Newfoundland 1792 
744 26th Feb. 1680  ..  C  Further consideration of Newfoundland affairs by Lords of Trade and Plantations    . .      . .  1793 
745 26th Feb. 1679-80 C  Extract from Board of Trade Journal          . . 1794 
746 — — C  J The Board of Trade — Account by Charles M. Andrews        . .      . .      . .      . .      . . 1795 
747 13th Jan. 1697  ..  C  Report by Council of Trade and Plantations respecting importance of trade of Newfoundland        . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  1797 
748 28th June 1697  ..  C  Report of Colonel Gibson on Newfoundland affairs   . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  1798 
749 17th Mar. 1698  ..  C  Report of Captain Norris on Newfoundland affairs   . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  1800 
750 13th Nov. 1698  ..  C  Further report of Captain Norris      . .      . .  1801 
         
 

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No.
       Date.         Descriptions of Document.Page.
 
751 27th Oct. 1684  ..  C  Captain Francis Wheler's Report on Newfoundland        . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  1806 
752 12th Jan. 1687  ..  C  Orders to Governor Andros respecting smuggling in Newfpundland     . .      . .      . .  1809 
753 10th May 1698  ..  C  Observation of Secretary, Board of Trade, respecting conditions in Newfoundland      . . 1810 
754 1699  ..  C  Imperial Act 10 & 11 William III, cap. 25  . .  1810 
755 20th Aug. 1701  ..  C  Report of George Larkin on conditions in   . . 1811 
756 19th Dec. 1718  ..  C  Representation of the Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations relating to the Newfoundland Trade and Fishery      . .      . .  1815 
757 22nd May 1729  ..  C  Order in Council approving of drafts of a Commission and Instructions for Captain Henry Osborne as Governor of Newfoundland 1837 
758 31st May 1729  ..  C  Commission appointing Henry Osborne Governor of Newfoundland      . .      . .      . .  1838 
759 29th Dec. 1730  ..  C  Attorney General Yorke's opinion on the powers of the several officers at Newfoundland 1841 
760 11th Apr. 1750  ..  C  Order in Council approving of revised drafts of a Commission and Instructions for Francis Wm. Drake as Governor of Newfoundland 1843 
761 23rd Apr. 1750  ..  C  Commission appointing Francis Wm. Drake Governor of Newfoundland      . .      . .      . .  1844 
762 May 1752  ..  C  Extract from " An Examination of the Act of Parliament relative to the Trade and Government of the American Colonies," etc., by Ja. Abercrombie . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  1847 
763 29th Apr. 1765  ..  C  Extract from a representation of the Lords of Trade relating to the Newfoundland Trade and Fishery  . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  1848 
764 27th Mar. 1766  ..  C  Extract from a representation of the Lords of Trade relating to the Newfoundland Trade and Fishery  . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  1856 
765 18th Dec. 1765  ..  J  Copy of Governor Palliser's remarks on the present state and management of the Newfoundland Fishery     . .      . .      . .      . .  1858 
766 1775  ..  C  Sir Hugh Palliser's Act, 15 Geo. III, cap. 31 1868 
767 17th Mar. 1786  ..  C  Report of the Lords of the Committee of Privy Council for Trade on the subject of the Newfoundland Fishery     . .      . .      . .      . .  1868 
 

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No.
       Date.         Descriptions of Document.Page.
 
768 1786 ..  C An Act to encourage the Newfoundland Fisheries. 26 Geo. III, cap. 26     . .      . .      . .  1875 
769 1789 ..  C An Act further regulating the Newfoundland, Greenland and Southern Whale Fisheries. 29 Geo. III, cap. 53        . .      . .      . .      . .      . . 1875 
770 10th May 1790 ..  C Representation of the Lords of the Privy Council for Trade and Foreign Plantations on the subject of establishing a Court of Civil Jurisdiction in Newfoundland     . .      . .      . .  1876 
771 1793 ..  C Extracts from " History of the Government of the Island of Newfoundland," by John Reeves, Chief Justice of the Island . .      . .      . .      . .  1882 
772 1793 ..  C Extracts from evidence of William Knox given before Committee appointed to inquire into the state of trade to Newfoundland  . .      . .      . .  1908 
773 1793 ..  C Extracts from evidence of Chief Justice Reeves given before Committee appointed to inquire into the state of trade to Newfoundland       . .  1911 
774 1793 ..  C Extracts from evidence of Aaron Graham before same Committee       . .      . .      . .      . . 1919 
775 8th Oct. 1788 ..  C Anquetil and Co.'s Grant in Aquafort Harbour 1924 
776 15th Oct. 1790 ..  C Governor Milbanke to George Hutchings    . . 1926 
777 9th May 1795 ..  C Extract of a letter from Duke of Portland to Sir James Wallace, Governor of Newfoundland 1927 
778 14th May 1796 ..  C Extract of a letter from Duke of Portland to Sir James Wallace          . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  1928 
779 16th Dec. 1797 ..  C Extract of a despatch from Governor Waldegrave to Rt. Hon. Henry Dundas       . .  1929 
780 10th Jan. 1798 ..  C Captain Ambrose Crofton's report to Governor Waldegrave     . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  1929 
781 16th May 1798 ..  N Duke of Portland to Governor Waldegrave 1930 
782 18th Nov. 1808 ..  C Extract of a report by Governor Holloway to Viscount Castlereagh       . .      . .      . .      . .  1931 
783 1809 ..  C Imperial Act, 49 Geo. III, chap. 27   . .      . .  1932 
784 2nd Nov. 1812 ..  J Governor Duckworth to Earl Bathurst on questions of Colonisation         . .      . .      . .  1933 
785 3rd Nov. 1912 ..  J Governor Duckworth to Earl Bathurst       . .  1936 
 

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No.
       Date.         Descriptions of Document.Page.
 
786 24th Apr. 1817 ..  C Extract from a letter from Board of Trade to Henry Goulburn     . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  1938 
787 1895 ..  C Extract from " History of Newfoundland," by D. W. Prowse         . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  1939 
788 1911 ..  C Extract from " Historical Geography of the British Colonies," by J. D. Rodgers  . .      . .  1940 
789 2nd Feb. 1824 ..  C Observations of Sir Charles Hamilton on proposed Act          . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  1941 
790 1824 ..  C Imperial Act, 5 Geo. IV, cap. 51        . .      . .  1943 
791 4th Mar. 1825 ..  C Extract from letter of Earl of Bathurst to the Attorney and Solicitor-General requesting opinion as to Acts of Parliament in force in Newfoundland         . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  1943 
792 14th Apr. 1831 ..  C Sir Thomas Cochrane to Secretary of State for the Colonies on the subject of granting Representative Government to Newfoundland with attached Census return     . .      . .      . .  1944 
793 1827-8 ..  - Census return          . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  1951 
794 27th Jul. 1832 ..  C Lord Goderich to Sir Thomas Cochrane, transmitting his Commission and Instructions as Governor of Newfoundland, etc.   . .      . .  1954 
795 1832 ..  C Imperial Act, 2-3 Wm. IV, cap. 78    . .      . .  1960 
796 1842 ..  C Imperial Act, 5-6 Viet., cap. 120       . .      . .  1960 
797 23rd Feb. 1719-20..  N Skeffington's Salmon Fishery    . .      . .      . .  1961 
798 8th Apr. 1720 ..  N Report of Lords of Trade on Skeffington's application for Salmon Fishery          . .      . .  1963 
799 Sept. 1768 ..  N Surrogate's Commission and Instructions by Governor Palliser     . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  1964 
800 26th Jun. 1772 ..  N Limited Commission of the Peace, by Governor Shuldham         . .      . .      . .      . .  1967 
801 1793 ..  N Further extracts from evidence before Committee appointed to enquire into the state of Trade to Newfoundland        . .      . .      . .  1970 
802 19th Mar. 1813 ..  N Instructions to Governor Keats         . .      . .  1971 
803 7th Apr. 1813 ..  N Extracts from despatches from Secretary of State, Governor Keats, etc. (re granting of lands)    . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  1971 
804 17th June 1813 ..  N Proclamation of Governor Keats as to grant of lands     . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  1972 
805 30th July 1813 ..  N David Tasker to Thomas Coote, respecting grants of land          . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  1973 
 

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No.
       Date.         Descriptions of Document.Page.
 
806 1st Apr. 1814 ..  N Earl Bathurst to Governor Keats      . .      . .  1974 
807 12th Nov. 1815 ..  N High Sheriff Bland to Governor Keats       . .  1975 
808 3rd Feb. 1821 ..  N Governor Hamilton to Earl Bathurst ; with Petition of some inhabitants of St. Johns   . .  1979 
809 20th Aug. 1825 ..  N Commission appointing Sir Thomas Cochrane Governor of Newfoundland     . .      . .      . .  1984 
810 2nd Mar. 1832 ..  N Commission appointing Sir Thomas Cochrane Governor of Newfoundland     . .      . .      . .  1984 
811 26th July 1832 ..  N Instructions to Sir Thomas Cochrane as Governor of Newfoundland     . .      . .      . .  1984 
812 21 Feb. 1854 ..  N Duke of Newcastle to Governor Hamilton 1985 


PART X.

   MISCELLANEOUS  EXTRACTS,  DOCUMENTS, 
            DECISIONS  AND  REPORTS  EXHIBITING 
            CONTEMPORANEOUS  INTERPRETATION  OF 
            IMPERIAL  ACT  10-11  WM.  III,  CHAP.  25,  IN
            IN  RELATION  TO  THE  FISHERY  AT
            NEWFOUNDLAND  AND  ON  THE  COAST  OF
            LABRADOR.


 813    1868  ..                           C Extract from Report of Captain John Parish of H.M.S. "Sphinx"     . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . . 1987 
814 1871 ..  C Extract from " Report on the Newfoundland and Labrador Fisheries," by Russell S. Pasley 1988 
815 1871 ..  C Extract from " Comments on Fishery Treaties and their Interpretations," by Captain and Senior Officer D. Miller  . .      . .      . .      . .  1988 
816 8th May 1871 ..  C Extract from closing argument of Richard H. Dana, Jr.        . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  1989 
817 1877 ..  C Extract from " Notes on the Northern Labrador Fishing Grounds," by Professor H. Y. Hind  1989 
818 1897 ..  C Extract from Stanford's " Compendium of Geography, North America." Vol. I, by S. E. Dawson         . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  1990 
 

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No.
       Date.            Descriptions of Document.Page.
 
819 1895 ..  C Extract from " Vikings of To-day," by Dr. Wilfred T. Grenfell  . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  1990 
820 1908 ..  C Extract from " Along the Labrador Coast," by Charles Wendell Townsend, M.D.     . .      . .  1991 
821 1911 ..  C Extract from " A Historical Geography of the British Colonies," Vol. V, Part IV, " Newfoundland," by J.D. Rodgers       . .      . .  1992 
822 1920 ..  C Extract from " Labrador," by William B. Cabot 1993 
823 1922 ..  C Extract from " Labrador," by W. T. Grenfell and others       . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  1994 
824 28th Oct. 1922 ..  C Extract from an Article entitled "King Cod," by George Allan England       . .      . .      . .      . .  1995 
825 June 1848 ..  C Newman v. Row      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  1996 
826 Jan. 1861 ..  C McGrath v. Kavanagh      . .      . .      . .      . .  1999 
827 1699-1792 ..  C A State of the Newfoundland Fishery         . .  2006A 
828 23rd Feb. 1720 ..  C Skeffington's Salmon Fishery. Referred to Lords of Trade . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  2008 
829 8th Apr. 1720 ..  C Mr. Secretary Craggs upon the Petition of Mr. George Skeffington relating to a Salmon Fishery at Newfoundland     . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  2010 
830 1764 ..  C Extract from general scheme of the Fishery and inhabitants of Newfoundland     . .      . .      . .  2011 
831 8th Apr. 1765 ..  C Rules, Orders and Regulations to be observed on the Coast of Labrador, etc     . .      . .      . .  2011 
832 28th Aug. 1765 ..  C Rules, Orders and Regulations, establishing British Fishery on Labrador Coast     . .      . .  2011 
833 1765 ..  C Extract from general scheme of the Fishery and inhabitants of Newfoundland    . .      . .      . .  2012 
834 1st Aug. 1766 ..  C Proclamation admitting vessels from Plantations to Fishery on Coast of Labrador, etc.          . .  2013 
835 10th Aug. 1767 ..  C Regulations for establishment of British Ship Fishery on Coast of Labrador    . .      . .      . .  2013 
836 1767 ..  C Extract from general scheme of the Fishery and inhabitants of Newfoundland     . .      . .      . .  2014 
837 1768 ..  C Extract from general scheme of the Fishery and inhabitants of Newfoundland     . .      . .      . .  2015 
 

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No.
        Date.            Descriptions of Document.Page.
 
838 1770 ..  C Extract from general scheme of the Fishery and inhabitants of Newfoundland      . .      . .      . .  2016 
839 1771 ..  C Extract from general scheme of the Fishery and inhabitants of Newfoundland      . .      . .      . .  2017 
840 24th June 1772 ..  C Representation of Lords of Trade recommending annexation to Quebec of Labrador Coast between River St. John's and Streights of Belle Isle, with adjacent islands  . .  2018 
841 1772 ..  C Extract from general scheme of the Fishery and inhabitants of Newfoundland     . .      . .      . .  2019 
842 2nd Mar. 1773 ..  C Representation of Lords of Trade upon memorials presented by Geo. Cartwright, and Noble and Pinson     . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  2020 
843 2nd Mar. 1773 ..  C Representation of Lords of Trade to the Committee of Privy Council re consideration of their representation of 24th June, 1772       . .  2020 
844 9th Mar. 1773 ..  C Dispatch from Dartmouth to Shuldham       . .  2020 
845 1773 ..  C Extract from general scheme of the fishery and inhabitants of Newfoundland     . .      . .      . .  2021 
846 1774 ..  C Extract from general scheme of the fishery and inhabitants of Newfoundland     . .      . .      . .  2022 
847 1775 ..  C Extract from general scheme of the fishery and inhabitants of Newfoundland     . .      . .      . .  2023 
848 1775-1839 ..  C Instructions of Governors of Province of Quebec (and Lower Canada)      . .      . .      . .  2024 
849 1775 ..  C Imperial Act, 15 Geo. III., cap. 31 (Sir Hugh Palliser's Act)  . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  2024 
850 1776 ..  C Extract from general scheme of the fishery and inhabitants of Newfoundland     . .      . .      . .  2025 
851 1779 ..  C Extract from general scheme of the Fishery of Newfoundland . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  2026 
852 1785 ..  C Extract from general return of the Newfoundland Fishery     . .      . .      . .      . .  2027 
853 1789 ..  C Imperial Act, 29 Geo. III., cap. 53 (Preamble) 2028 
854 13th Mar. 1820 ..  C Martha Rowe, Administratrix, against the heirs of Thomas Street     . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  2029 
855 12th May 1823 ..  C Hunters & Co., Appellants, and Trustees of John Langdon, Respondents     . .      . .      . .  2030 
 

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        Date.            Descriptions of Document.Page.
 
856 Feb. 1831 ..  C The King v. Cuddihy      . .      . .      . .      . .  2031 
857 Feb. 1831 ..  C The King v. Luke Ryan   . .      . .      . .      . .  2043 
858 1836 ..  C On appeal from the Supreme Court of the Island of Newfoundland. James Simms, Appellant, and John Cuddihy, Respondent 2049 
859 1672 ..  C Denys' description of the Cod Fishery at Newfoundland        . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  2053 
860 1609 ..  C Lescarbot's description of the Cod Fishery at Newfoundland        . .      . .      . .      . .      . .  2070 

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