In the Privy Council.

IN  THE  MATTER  of  the  BOUNDARY  between  the       DOMINION  of  CANADA  and  the  COLONY  of       NEWFOUNDLAND  in  the  LABRADOR      PENINSULA.




TABLE   OF   CONTENTS

OF

VOLUME   I

OF

JOINT   APPENDIX.



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CASE on behalf of the COLONY of NEWFOUNDLAND
CASE of the DOMINION of CANADA
COUNTER-CASE on behalf of the COLONY of
        NEWFOUNDLAND
COUNTER-CASE of the DOMINION of CANADA
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PART I.

DOCUMENTS  AND  CORRESPONDENCE  RELATING  TO  THE  LABRADOR  BOUNDARY  QUESTION.

No.
Date.  Descriptions of Document.Page.

SECTION I.--TERMS OF REFERENCE TO JUDICIAL COMMITTEE.
 1    11th Nov. 1920 ..  J  Memorandum of Agreement between the
Governments of Canada and Newfoundland
as amended by an agreement dated 20th
November, 1922  . .      . .      . .      . .      . .
 125 

SECTION II.--CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN DOMINION GOVERNMENT
            AND COLONIAL OFFICE AND NEWFOUNDLAND GOVERNMENT,
            LEADING UP TO AGREEMENT OF REFERENCE.
      (A) SUBMITTED BY CANADA. 
 2    18th Mar. 1903 ..  C  Lord Minto to J. Chamberlain. Reference of
Minute of the Privy Council re grant of
timber licence by Newfoundland of lands
claimed by Quebec, and requesting that
matter be represented to Newfoundland
with a view to cancellation thereof  . .      . .
 128 
 3    10th Mar. 1903 ..  C  Extract from a Report of a Committee of the
Honourable the Privy Council  . .      . .      . .
 129 
 4    18th Dec. 1902 ..  C  Lieut.-Governor of Quebec to Secretary of
State re timber license issued by
Newfoundland  . .      . .      . .      . .      . .
 130 
 5           Dec. 1902 ..  C  Department des Terres Forets et Pecheries . .  131 
 6     9th Dec. 1902 ..  C  Grand River Pulp and Lumber Company to
Deputy-Minister of Lands, Quebec  . .      . .
 132 
 7    ------ C  Map indicating territory for which license
granted by Newfoundland  . .      . .      . .
 133 
 8      8th Apr. 1903 ..  C  J. Chamberlain to Lord Minto stating matter
re timber grant referred to Governor of
Newfoundland  . .      . .      . .      . .      . .
 134 
 9    21st Aug. 1903 ..  C  J. Chamberlain to Lord Minto. Reference
of despatch received from Newfoundland re
timber licence granted  . .      . .      . .      . .
 134 
10   24th July 1903 ..  C  Governor of Newfoundland to J.
Chamberlain, transmitting Minute of
Newfoundland Council re representation of
Canada  . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .
 135 
11   17th July 1903 ..  C  Copy of Approved Minute of Council.
(Newfoundland)  . .      . .      . .      . .      . .
 136 
12   29th Feb. 1904 ..  C  Lieut-Governor of Quebec to Secretary of
State. Transmitting for consideration of
Council report of Minister of Lands of
Quebec re disputed territory  . .      . .      . .
 137 
13   25th Feb. 1904 ..  C  Report by the Minister of Lands, Quebec, re
disputed territory  . .      . .      . .      . .      . .
 138 
14   20th Apr. 1904 ..  C  Lord Minto to A. Lyttelton enclosing copy
of Minute of Privy Council requesting
reference of Boundary question to Judicial
Committee  . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .
 139 
15   18th Apr. 1904 ..  C  Minute of Privy Council (Canada) requesting
reference of Boundary question to Judicial
Committee  . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .
 140 
16   20th May 1904 ..  C  A. Lyttelton to Lord Minto advising that His
Majesty's Government approves of the
proposed reference of Boundary question to
Judicial Committee  . .      . .      . .      . .      . .
 141 
17     2nd Oct. 1907 ..  C  Governor of Newfoundland to Lord Grey
concurring in proposal of Canada to submit
Labrador boundary question to Judicial
Committee for decision  . .      . .      . .      . .
 142 
18     9th Dec. 1907 ..  C  Lord Grey to Governor of Newfoundland,
enclosing Minute of Privy Council requesting
Attorney-General of Newfoundland to
communicate with Minister of Justice to
arrange procedure for bringing Boundary
question before His Majesty in Council  . .
 143 
19     3rd Dec. 1907 ..  C  Extract from a Report of the Committee of
the Privy Council  . .      . .      . .      . .      . .
 144 
    
(B) SUBMITTED BY NEWFOUNDLAND.
 
20   10th Oct. 1902 ..  N  Secretary for Department of the Interior to
Grand River Pulp and Lumber Company  . .
 145 
21     5th Dec. 1902 ..  N  Deputy Minister of Lands, Quebec, to Grand
River Pulp and Lumber Company  . .      . .
 146 
22     9th Dec. 1902 ..  N  Grand River Pulp and Lumber Company to
Deputy-Minister of Lands, Quebec  . .      . .
 147 
23   18th June 1926 ..  N  Extract from Affidavit of W. J. Carson  . .  148 

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PART II.

STATUTES, ORDERS-IN-COUNCIL AND PROCLAMATIONS RELATING TO THE LOCATION AND DEFINITION OF THE BOUNDARY AS BETWEEN CANADA AND NEWFOUNDLAND IN THE LABRADOR PENINSULA.

24   25th Apr. 1763 ..  J  Commission appointing Thomas Graves
Governor and Commander-in -Chief in and
over the Island of Newfoundland, the Coast
of Labrador, etc.  . .      . .      . .      . .      . .
 149 
25     7th Oct. 1763 ..  J  Royal Proclamation of 7th October, 1763 . .  153 
26   1774 ..   J  The British North America (Quebec) Act,
1774, 14 Geo. III, c. 83 (Imperial). An Act
for making more effectual provision for the
Government of the Province of Quebec in
North America  . .      . .      . .      . .      . .
 158 
27   1791 ..   J  The Clergy Endowments (Canada) Act,
1791, 31 Geo. III, c. 31 (Imperial). The
Constitutional Act. An Act to repeal
certain parts of An Act for making more
effectual provision for the Government
of the Province of
Quebec in North
America and to make further provision
for the Government of the said Province  . .
 164 
28   24th Aug. 1791 ..  J  Imperial Order in Council dividing the
Province of Quebec into the Province of
Upper Canada and the Province of
Lower Canada  . .      . .      . .      . .      . .
 182 
29   18th Nov. 1791 ..  C  Proclamation of Lieut-Governor of
Quebec fixing the day for the
commencement of the New Constitution  . .
 185 
30   11th Aug. 1803 ..  C  Imperial Act, 43 Geo. III, Cap. 138. An
Act for extending jurisdiction of the
Courts of Justice in the Provinces of
Lower and Upper Canada to certain parts
of North America adjoining to the said
Provinces  . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .
 187 
31   30th Mar. 1809 ..  J  The Newfoundland Act, 1809, 49 Geo.
III, c. 27 (Imperial). An Act for
establishing Courts of Judicature in the
Island of Newfoundland and the Islands
adjacent; and for re-annexing Part of the
Coast of Labrador and the Islands lying
on the said Coast to the Government of
Newfoundland  . .      . .      . .      . .      . .
 190 
32   31st May 1811 ..  C  51 Geo. III, c. 45, 1811 (Imperial). An Act
for taking away the public use of certain
Ships Rooms in the Town of St. John [sic], in
the Island of Newfoundland; and for
Instituting Surrogate Courts on the Coast
of Labrador, and in certain Islands adjacent
thereto  . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .
 197 
33    2nd July 1821 ..  C  Act, 1-2 Geo. IV, c. 66, (Imperial), 1821. An
Act for regulating the Fur Trade, and
establishing a Criminal and Civil Jurisdiction
within certain Parts of North America  . .
 199 
34   22nd June 1825 ..  J  Act, 6 Geo. IV, c. 59, 1825 (Imperial). An
Act to provide for the Extinxtion of Feudal
and Seignioral Rights and Burthens on Lands
held à Titre de Fief and à Titre de Cens in the
Province of Lower Canada, and for the
gradual Conversion of those Tenures into the
Tenure of Free and Common Soccage; and for
other Purposes relating to the said Province
 205 
35   23rd July 1840 ..  J  Extract from The British North America Act,
1840, 3-4 Vict., c. 35 (Imperial). (The Act of
Union.) An Act to re-unite the Provinces of
Upper and Lower Canada, and for the
Government of Canada  . .      . .      . .      . .
 214 
36   1865 ..   N  Colonial Laws Validity Act, 1865, 28 & 29
Vict., c. 63 (Imperial). An Act to Remove
doubts as to the Validity of Colonial Laws
 215 
37   29th Mar. 1867 ..  J  The British North America Act, 1867, 30
Vict., c. 3 (Imperial). An Act for the Union
of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick,
and the Government thereof; and for
Purposes connected therewith  . .      . .
 217 
38   31st July 1868 ..  J  Rupert's Land Act, 1868, 31-32 Vict., c. 105
(Imperial). An Act for enabling Her Majesty
to accept a Surrender upon Terms of the
Lands, Privileges, and Rights of "The
Governor and Company of Adventurers of
England trading into Hudson's Bay," and for
admitting the same into the Dominion of
Canada  . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .
 219 
39   23rd June 1870 ..  J  Imperial Order in Council. (With Schedules)  221 
40   29th June 1871 ..  N  British North America Act, 1871, 34 & 35
Vict., c. 28 (Imperial). An Act respecting
the Establishment of Provinces in the
Dominion of Canada  . .      . .      . .      . .
 242 
41   31st July 1880 ..  J  Imperial Order in Council. Annexing all
British Territories in North America (except
Newfoundland and its Dependencies) to
Canada  . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .
 244 
42     6th July 1895 ..  J  Colonial Boundaries Act, 1895, 58 & 59
Vict., c. 34. An Act to provide in certain
cases for the Alteration of the Boundaries
of the Colonies  . .      . .      . .      . .      . .
 245 
43   13th June 1898 ..  N  Statute of Canada, 61 Vict., c. 3, 1898.
An Act respecting the North-Western,
Northern and North-Eastern Boundaries
of the Province of Quebec  . .      . .      . .
 246 
44     1st Apr. 1912 ..  N  Statute of Canada, 2 Geo. V, c. 45. An
Act to extend the Boundaries of the
Province of Quebec  . .      . .      . .      . .
 248 

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PART III.

STATUTES RELATIVE TO NEWFOUNDLAND AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE FISHERY.

45   1699 ..   C  Act, 10 & 11 Wm. III, c. 25 (Imperial). An
Act to encourage the Trade to Newfoundland
 250 
46   1775 ..   C  Act, 15 Geo. III, c. 31 (Imperial). (Sir Hugh
Palliser's Act), (1775.) An Act for the
Encouragement of the Fisheries carried on
from Great Britain, Ireland, and the British
Dominions in Europe, and for securing the
Return of the Fishermen, Sailors, and others
employed in the said Fisheries, to the Ports
thereof, at the end of the Fishing Season  . .
 257 
47   1786 ..   C  Act, 26 Geo. III, c. 26 (Imperial). An Act to
amend and render more effectual the several
Laws now in force for encouraging the
Fisheries carried on at Newfoundland and
Parts adjacent, from Great Britain, Ireland
and the British Dominions in Europe; and
for granting Bounties, for a limited Time, on
certain Terms and Conditions  . .      . .      . .
 273 
48   1789 ..   C  Act, 29 Geo. III, c. 53 (Imperial). An Act
for further encouraging and regulating the
Newfoundland, Greenland and Southern
Whale Fisheries  . .      . .      . .      . .      . .
 286 
49   1791 ..   C  Act, 31 Geo. III, c. 29 (Imperial). An Act
for establishing a Court of Civil Jurisdiction
in the Island of Newfoundland, for a limited
Time  . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .
 287 
50   1792 ..   C  Act, 32 Geo. III, c. 46 (Imperial). An Act
for establishing Courts of Judicature in the
Island of Newfoundland, and the Islands
adjacent  . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .
 290 
51   1809 ..   J  The Newfoundland Act, 1809, 49 Geo. III,
c. 27 (Imperial)  . .      . .      . .      . .      . .
 296 
52   1811 ..   C  Act, 51 Geo. III, c. 45 (Imperial)  . .      . .  296 
53   14th June 1819 ..  C  The North American Fisheries Act, 1819,
59 Geo. III, c. 38 (Imperial). An Act to
enable His Majesty to make Regualtions
with respect to the taking and curing Fish
on certain Parts of the Coasts of
Newfoundland, Labrador, and His Majesty's
other possessions in North America,
according to a Convention made between
His Majesty and the United States of
America . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .
 297 
54     3rd June 1824 ..  C  Act, 5 Geo. IV, c. 51 (Imperial). An Act to
Repeal Several Laws relating to the Fisheries
Carried on upon the Banks and Shores of
Newfoundland, and to make Provision for
the Better Conduct of the said Fisheries for
Five Years  . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .
 300 
55   17th June 1824 ..  N  The Newfoundland Act, 1824, 5 Geo. IV,
c. 67 (Imperial). An Act for the better
Administration of Justice in Newfoundland,
and for other purposes  . .      . .      . .      . .
 307 
56     1st Aug. 1832 ..  C  The Newfoundland Act, 1832, 2 & 3 Wm.
IV, c. 78 (Imperial). An Act to continue
certain Acts relating to the Island of
Newfoundland, and to provide for the
Appropriation of all Duties which may
hereafter be raised within the said Island  . .
 321 
57   12th Aug. 1842 ..  C  The Newfoundland Act, 1842, 5 & 6 Vict.,
c. 120 (Imperial). An Act for amending the
Constitution of the Government of
Newfoundland  . .      . .      . .      . .      . .
 323 

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PART IV.

SECTION I.-TREATIES.

58    29th Mar. 1632 ..     N   Extract from Treaty of St. Germain en Laye    326 
59    10-20 Sept. 1697 N  Extract from Treaty of Ryswick  . .      . .  328 
60    31st Mar. 1713 .. 
11th Apr. 1713 .. 
 J  Extract from Treaty of Utrecht. Treaty of
Peace and Friendship between Great Britain
and France  . .      . .      . .      . .      . .      . .
 329 
61    10th Feb. 1763 ..  J  Extract from Treaty of Paris  . .      . .      . .  330 



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