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No. 992.

AFFIDAVIT OF ADAM KOPEK.


IN THE MATTER OF the Enquiry into New-
foundland Territorial Rights on the Labrador.

District of Labrador, Nain, to wit :
I, ADAM KOPEK, at present of Nain aforesaid, make oath and say as follows :
I am fifty six years of age. I have lived in Nain all my life and my father before- me. I have been in the interior of the country summer and winter, trapping and hunting. I have gone in over a hundred miles, living in snowhouses in the winter and in tents in the summer. Nobody has ever interfered with, me or been up there. I have always obeyed Newfoundland laws and have recognized Newfoundland authority as being over us.

(Sgd)ADAM KOPEK.

SWORN before me at Nain aforesaid,
this 17th day of August A.D. 1909,
(Sgd)F. J. MORRIS,
Judge of the Court of Labrador.

[1927lab]


 

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