EXTRACT FROM ROBERT GREENHOW'S MEMOIR.*
“In the following pages the term 'coast' will be used, sometimes as signifying only the sea-shore, and sometimes as embracing the whole territory extending therefrom to the sources of the river ; care has however been taken to prevent misapprehension, where the context does not sufficiently indicate the true sense.”
* “Memoir Historical and Political of the north-west coast of North America and the adjoining territories,” by Robert Greenhow, Translator and Librarian to the Department of State. Senate 26 Cong. 1st session (174) 1840. Wiley and Putnam, New York, 1840. Cited in Behring Sea (Fur Seal) Arbitration, 1893, British Case, p. 67.