26th August, 1909—AFFIDAVIT OF JOHN WINTER
IN THE MATTER OF the Enquiry into New-
foundland Territorial Rights on the Labrador.
Labrador, Hopedale, to wit :
I JOHN WINTER, of Hopedale, aforesaid, make oath and say as follows :
I am seventy two years of age. I was born on Labrador and have lived here practically all my life. My father was an Englishman, he came to live on Labrador nearly ninety years ago. I am a fisherman, hunter and trapper, and in winter time go into the interior hunting and trapping. I usually go in about a hundred miles. I have always considered myself a subject of Newfoundland and have always obeyed its laws as far as I know. Nobody from Canada has ever interfered with me and I never heard that Canada had any claim here at all.
SWORN before me at Hopedale aforesaid this
26th day of August A.D. 1909. Having
been first read over and explained.
(Sgd)F. J. MORRIS,
Judge of the Court of Labrador.
10th September, 1909—AFFIDAVIT OF THOMAS BLAKE.
Vide Part VIII F, No. 611, p. 1559.
10th September, 1909—AFFIDAVIT OF JOSEPH GOUDY.
Vide Part VIII F, No. 612, p. 1560.