EXTRACT FROM REPORT OF AN OFFICIAL VISIT TO THE COAST OF LABRADOR BY THE GOVERNOR OF NEWFOUNDLAND, DURING THE MONTH OF AUGUST, 1905.*
“The conservation of the forests of this Island in the interest of the fishermen is so well recognized and understood that a three mile margin is preserved. for them all round the Island on all the Crown lands of the Colony.”
* Appendix to Journal of Assembly, Newfoundland, (1907), p. 355.