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No. 1038.

AFFIDAVIT BY DR. WILFRED T. GRENFELL.


In the Privy Council.

IN THE MATTER OF THE BOUNDARY BETWEEN THE DOMINION OF CANADA AND THE COLONY OF NEWFOUNDLAND IN THE LABRADOR PENINSULA.

BETWEEN
THE DOMINION OF CANADA, of the one part,
and
THE COLONY OF NEWFOUNDLAND, of the other part.

I, WILFRED THOMASON GRENFELL, M.B., M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., of St. Anthony, Newfoundland, Founder and Superintendent of the International Grenfell Association, make oath and say as follows :—

1. That I have been actively and practically continuously engaged since 1892 in medical mission work amongst the deep–sea fishermen on the Coast of Labrador and North Newfoundland.

2. That the document entitled “ Labrador Fisheries, 1892-1924 ” now produced and shown to me and marked Exhibit “ A ” to this my Affidavit, is a true copy of a manuscript report which I wrote for the information of the Deputy Minister of Justice, Ottawa, on the 15th August, 1924, and the statements of fact and opinion therein set forth are based upon my personal experience and observations of the Labrador Coast during the thirty–two years (1892–1924) I have been engaged in medical mission work on that Nast, and are true according to the best of my knowledge, information and belief.

3. That the Exhibit marked “ B ” to this my Affidavit, is an additional report prepared by me at the request of the Deputy Minister of Justice for Canada concerning the Character of and Relations to the Sea of the Mountains of Labrador.

WILFRED T. GRENFELL, M.D.

SWORN at No. 2 Whitehall Court, in the
City of Westminster, in England,
this 15th day of Oct., 1924.

Before me,

W. JONES,
A Commissioner for Oaths


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