VOLUME III.



PART VII.

CORRESPONDENCE, DOCUMENTS AND PAPERS RELATING TO THE HISTORY OF THE ADMINISTRATION
OF THE COAST OF LABRADOR.

No.Date.  Description of Document.Page.
 
 198  23rd July 1752 ..  N  Report of Lords of Trade on Petition of Merchants . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . . 883 
 199  5th June 1762 ..  C  General Murray's Report on the state of the Government of Quebec  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . . 893 

PAPERS HEREUNDER (pp. 899-925) RELATE TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF CIVIL GOVERNMENT IN THE TERRITORIES CEDED TO BRITAIN BY THE
TREATY OF 1763.

 200  5th May 1763 ..  C  Earl of Egremont to Lords of Trade    . .    . .    . . 899 
 201  8th June 1763 ..  C  Lords of Trade to Earl of Egremont, with Report 903 
 202  8th June 1763 ..  J  Report       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . . 903 
 203  14th July 1763 ..  J  Earl of Egremont to the Lords of Trade     . .    . . 915 
 204  5th Aug. 1763 ..  C  Lords of Trade to Egremont       . .     . .     . .    . . 918 

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No.         Date.          Description of Document.Page.
 
 205  5th Aug. 1763 ..  C  Report       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  919 
206 19th Sept 1763 ..  J  Earl of Halifax to Lords of Trade . .    . .    . .    . . 921 
207 4th Oct. 1763 ..  C  Lords of Trade to Earl of Halifax . .    . .    . .    . . 923 
208 5th Oct. 1763 ..  C  Proceedings in the Privy Council . .    . .    . .    . . 924 
209 1763 ..  C  Extracts from "The Annual Register " or a view of the History, Politics and Literature       . .    . .  926 
210 18th Nov. 1763 ..  C  Extract from Journal of Board of Trade at a meeting of His Majesty's Commissioners for Trade and Plantations    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . . 928 
211 25th Nov. 1763 ..  C  Lords of Trade to Lords of the Committee of Council, upon Memorial of Captain Richard Gridley      . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . . 929 
212 1st July 1764 ..  C  Proclamation of Palliser to bring about friendly intercourse with Esquimaux Indians   . .    . .    . . 930 
213 1st Sept. 1764 ..  J  Dispatch, Palliser to Lords of Trade giving account of his proceedings    . .    . .    . .    . .    . . 932 
214 9th Oct. 1764 ..  C  Dispatch, Palliser to Lords of Trade reporting as to friendly communication with Indians    . .    . . 933 
215 1764 ..  C  Palliser's Remarks, etc., made in obedience to his instructions      . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . . 934 
216 8th Apr. 1765 ..  J  Regulations for the Fishery on the Coast of Labrador, etc.   . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . . 937 
217 13th Apr. 1765 ..  J  Surrogate Commissions granted by Governor Palliser      . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . . 939 
218 29th Apr. 1765 ..  C  Representations of the Lords of Trade, reporting on the state of the Fisheries  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  940 
219 28th Aug. 1765 ..  J  Letter from Governor of Newfoundland to Governor of Canada       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . . 942 
220 28th Aug. 1765 ..  C  Palliser's Order forbidding persons from Quebec and other colonies to winter on the Coast of Labrador    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  943 
221 28th Aug. 1765 ..  J  Regulations for Labrador Fishery       . .    . .    . . 944 
222 11th Sept 1765 ..  J  Extracts from Governor Palliser's Dispatch to the Earl of Halifax    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .   . .  946 
223 24th Oct. 1765 ..  C  Minute of Committee of Privy Council relative to the state of the Fishery of Newfoundland    . .  947 
224 30th Oct. 1765 ..  J  Dispatch from Governor Palliser to Lords of Trade  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . . 948 
225 20th Dec. 1765 ..  C  Letter, Burke to Palliser, enclosing copy of Philibot's case   . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . . 951 

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No.       Date.         Description of Document.Page.
 
226 21st Dec. 1765 ..  C  Palliser's answer to Philibot's case      . .    . .    . . 952 
227 8th Feb. 1766 ..  C  Letter from Palliser to Messrs. Bayne and Breymer offering to support them in any undertaking from Britain to Coast of Labrador . .  954 
228 19th Mar. 1766 ..  J  Dispatch from Governor Palliser to Board of Trade  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . . 955 
229 19th Mar. 1766 ..  J  Governor Palliser's Answers to Heads of Enquiry     . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . . 956 
230 27th Mar. 1766 ..  J  Representation of the Lords of Trade reporting on state of Coast of Labrador      . .    . .    . .    . . 961 
231 1765 ..  N  State of the Fishery on the Labrador Coast      . .  965 
232 1766 (?) ..  C  Memorial of Sundry Merchants of the Province of Quebec concerned in Fisheries on Coast of Labrador    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . . 966 
233 3rd Apr. 1766 ..  C  Dispatch from Palliser to Pownall, observations upon the Memorial of Settlers     . .    . .    . .    . . 969 
234 22nd Apr 1766 ..  C  Dispatch from Palliser to Lords of Trade,
further observations       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .
 971 
235 30th Apr. 1766 ..  C  Memorial of Fowler Walker on behalf of Quebec Merchants . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  973 
236 13th May 1766 ..  J  Representation of Lords of Trade on claims of merchants and inhabitants of Quebec, and Palliser's regulations       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  975 
237 1766 ..  C  Proposals for encouraging the Fisheries on the Coast of Labrador and for improving that at Newfoundland  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  982 
238 1st Aug. 1766 ..  J  Proclamation by Palliser admitting vessels from plantations to Fishery on Coast of Labrador, etc. 986 
239 25th Aug. 1766 ..  J  Report from Palliser to Secretary of Admiralty relating to Fishery on Coast of Labrador, etc.  . .  988 
240 6th Sept. 1766 ..  C  Dismissal of claim of Messrs. Bayne and
Brymer recommended    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .
 989 
241 10th Sept 1766 ..  C  Order in Council dismissing claim of Messrs. Bayne and Brymer  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  990 
242 13th Oct. 1766 ..  N  Extract from M. Cugnet's account of the King's Posts  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  991 
243 21st Oct. 1766 ..  C  Dispatch from Palliser to the Lords of Trade reporting on his exclusion of vessels from Plantations       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  992 
244 1766-1768 ..  C  Petition from Jean Taché and heirs of Bissot and Joliet to the King    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  993 
       Translation of No. 244  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  995 

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No.       Date.         Description of Document.Page.
 
245 15th Jan. 1767 ..  N  Opinion of Attorney General of Quebec on Bissot's claim to Mingan, and Taché's claim to St. Modet  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  997 
246 9th Feb. 1767 ..  C  Palliser to the Earl of Shelburne in defence of his regulations . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  999 
247 23rd July 1767 ..  J  Order against firing the woods on the Coast of Labrador   . .     . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1004 
248 2nd Aug. 1767 ..  C  Instructions to Mr. Lucas with regard to care of King's Shallop and Boats at York Fort      . .    . .  1005 
249 2nd Aug. 1767 ..  J  Instructions by Governor Palliser to Lieut. Saml. Davys . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1006 
250 Aug. 1767 ..  C  Memorial from British Ship Adventurers to Palliser praying to be supported in their rights and privileges on Coast of Labrador   . .    . .    . .  1008 
251 10th Aug. 1767 ..  C  Regulations for the establishment of the British Ship Fishery on Coast of Labrador    . .    . .    . .  1010 
252 14th Aug. 1767 ..  J  Governor Palliser to Governor Carleton of Quebec      . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1013 
253 27th Aug. 1767 ..  C  Additional rules for Labrador Fishery       . .    . .  1014 
254 15th Dec. 1767 ..  C  Palliser to Earl of Shelburne reporting on state
of British Ship Fishery  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .
 1016 
255 5th Jan. 1768 ..  N  Extract from Report of Attorney General and Solicitor General to Lords of Trade     . .    . .    . .  1018 
256 24th Feb. 1768 ..  C  Paliser [sic] to Shelburne recommending extension of regulations of Act of 10 & 11 Wm. III. to the Coast of Labrador, etc.        . .    . .    . .  1019 
257 3rd Mar. 1768 ..  C  Representation of the Lords of Trade upon claims of Inhabitants of Quebec to exclusive property on the Coast of Labrador     . .    . .    . . 1021 
258 19th Mar. 1768 ..  C  Case of proprietors and possessors of Seal Fisheries on Coast of Labrador    . .    . .    . .    . .  1023 
259 6th Apr. 1768 ..  C  Palliser to Lords of Trade re claim of settlers to lands on Labrador Coast       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1030 
260 20th Oct. 1768 ..  J  Governor Palliser to Lord Hillsborough     . .    . .  1032 
261 Dec. 1768 ..  C  Memorial of Messrs. Bayne and Brymer
praying relief for losses sustained in
consequence of Palliser's regulations   . .    . .    . .
 1034 
262 Jan. 1769 ..  C Petition of Governor Palliser to Lords of Trade in defence of his regulations  . .    . .    . .    . .    . . 1039 
263 16th Nov. 1769 ..  C  Pownall to Cooper signifying approval of Palliser's conduct     . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1046 

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No.       Date.         Description of Document.Page.
 
264 9th July 1770 ..  C Petition concerning Fishing Posts on Coast of Labrador    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1047 
       Translation of No. 264   . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1050 
265 1772 ..  N Extract from a short account of the territory of Labrador, etc. (Attributed to Roger Curtis)      . .  1053 
266 24th June 1772 ..  C Representation of Lords of Trade recommending annexation to the Province of Quebec of
Labrador Coast       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .
 1055 
267 19th Dec. 1772 ..  J Order of Reference back to Lords of Trade      . .  1058 
268 6th Jan. 1773 ..  J Memorial of Geo. Cartwright praying for grant  of lands     . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1059 
269 29th Jan. 1773 ..  C Pownall to Pinson inviting observation upon Cartwright's memorial    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1067 
270 1773 (?) ..  C Petition of Noble and Pinson to be confirmed in possessions in Temple Bay  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1068 
271 2nd Mar. 1773 ..  C Representations of Lords of Trade to the King upon memorials of Cartwright and Noble and Pinson       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . . 1069 
272 18th Feb. 1773 ..  N Minutes of the Commissioners respecting Cartwright's application for grant of Fisheries  . .  1071 
273 2nd Mar. 1773 ..  C Representation of Lords of Trade to Committee of the Privy Council upon reconsideration of their representation of 24th June 1772      . .    . .  1072 
274 9th Mar. 1773 ..  J Lord Dartmouth to Governor Shuldham    . .    . .  1074 
275 22nd Apr 1773 ..  J Order in Council for preparation of an  instrument for re-annexing to the Government
of Quebec such parts of Coast of Labrador as are situate between River St. John and Bay Phillipeaux, etc.       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .
 1075 
276 1773 (?) ..  C Petition of John Agnew and associates for grant of mineral rights      . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1079 
277 3rd June 1773 ..  N Report of Lords of Trade to Privy Council Committee for Plantation Affairs       . .    . .    . .  1080 
278 3rd July 1773 ..  N Privy Council Order for instrument granting mines to Agnew      . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1081 
279 21st Aug. 1773 ..  J Governor Shuldham's Proclamation respecting property on Coast of Labrador   . .    . .    . .    . .  1082 
280 1773 (?) ..  J Remarks by Governor Shuldham in obedience
to His Majesty's instructions     . .    . .    . .    . .
 1083 

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No.       Date.         Description of Document.Page.
 
281 25th Aug. 1773 ..  N Report from Roger Curtis to Governor Shuldham respecting Northern Labrador   . .    . .  1090 
282 31st Dec. 1773 ..  C Memorial from citizens of Quebec to Lord Dartmouth for inclusion of Labrador in
Province of Quebec        . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .
 1091 
283 Undated ..      ..  C Extract from Memorial in support of Petition
by His Majesty's subjects in Canada  . .    . .    . .
 1093 
     Translation of No. 283   . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1094 
284 (1774) ..  C Memorandum of Government of Quebec  . .    . .  1095 
285 (1774) ..  C First draught of Quebec Bill  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1097 
286 (1774) ..  C Second draught of Quebec Bill     . .    . .    . .    . .  1099 
287 (1774) ..  C Proposed extension of Provincial limits     . .    . .  1104 
288 (1774) ..  C Third draught of the Quebec Bill . .    . .    . .    . .  1106 
289 (1774) ..  C Notes on third draught of Quebec Bill       . .    . .  1111 
290 (1774) ..  C The clause concerning religion in the third  draught     . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1112 
291 (1774) ..  C Lord Hillsborough's objections to the Quebec
Bill in its present form   . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .
 1115 
292 1st May 1774 ..  C Dartmouth's reply to Hillsborough     . .    . .    . .  1117 
293 1774 ..  C The Quebec Bill as returned from the Commons  1117 
294 26th May to 10th June 1774   ..  C Extracts from Cavendish's debates on the Quebec Bill      . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1124 
295 Undated ..  N Extracts from considerations on the rights and interests of adventurers in the Labrador Fisheries by Lieut. John Cartwright          . .    . .  1142 
296 16th June 1774 ..  C Dartmouth to The Admiralty signifying King's pleasure that Governor Shuldham should superintend Fisheries on Coast of Labrador     . .  1147 
297 3rd Aug. 1774 ..  J Instructions to Mr. Alexander Ged respecting York Fort  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . . 1148 
298 25th Aug. 1774 ..  C Governor Shuldham to Lord Dartmouth    . .    . .  1149 
299 12 Sept. 1774 ..  N Letter from George Cartwright to Lord Dartmouth . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1151 
300 2nd Dec. 1774 ..  N Report re Agnew's Grant      . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1154 
301 2nd Dec. 1774 ..  N Privy Council Order about mineral grants to Agnew, etc.      . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1156 

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No.Date.  Description of Document.Page.
 
302 28th Apr. 1775 ..  N Earl of Dartmouth to The Admiralty . .    . .    . .  1157 
303 2nd June 1775 ..  C Lord Dartmouth to Governor Carleton     . .    . .  1158 
304 May 1775 ..  C Petition of Wm. Burgess for Grant of Fishing Post on Coast of Labrador    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1159 
305 14th Sept. 1775 ..  N Extract from Letter from George Cartwright to Lord Dartmouth      . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1160 
306 15th Sept. 1775 ..  C Letter, Governor Duff to Carleton relative to withdrawal of Garrison from York Fort    . .    . .  1162 
307 14th Nov. 1775 ..  C Letter, Duff to Dartmouth reporting on withdrawal of Garrison from York Fort    . .    . .  1163 
308 14th Mar. 1777 ..  C Letter, Cumberland to Knox transmitting copy  of memorial of Wm. Thomas      . .    . .    . .    . .  1164 
309 18th Mar. 1777 ..  J Lord G. Germain to Governor Montagu   . .     . .  1165 
310 Undated ..  N The particulars of the case of Nicholas Darby, Merchant   . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1166 
311 27th Jan. 1778 ..  N Minutes of the Commissioners for Trade and Plantation, respecting royalties on minerals     . .  1169 
312 3rd Mar. 1778 ..  N Minutes of the Commissioners of Trade and Plantation  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1169 
313 3rd July 1778 ..  N Petition of Merchants for Superintendent of Fisheries on Coast of Labrador    . .    . .    . .    . .  1170 
314 9th July 1778 ..  N Lord G. Germain to the Admiralty respecting appointment of Superintendent   . .    . .    . .    . .  1171 
315 12th Aug. 1778 ..  C Order of the King providing for the establishment of a Lieutenant Governor or Superintendent of Fisheries  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1172 
316 16th Mar. 1779 ..  N Appointment of Nicholas Coxe as Superintendent of the Trade and Fishery of Labrador    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1174 
317 2nd Apr. 1779 ..  N Lord George Germain to Governor Edwards (Ordnance for Labrador)       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1176 
318 12th Sept. 1779 ..  N Governor Edwards of Newfoundland to Lord G. Germain     . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1177 
319 20th Mar. 1788 ..  N Captain Cartwright's application for a grant at Touktoke Bay (Hamilton Inlet)   . .    . .    . .    . .  1178 
320 1791 (?) ..  N Extract from Report enclosed in letter of Adam Lymburner to the Rt. Hon. Henry Dundas      . . 1183 

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No.Date.  Description of Document.Page.
 
321 19th Aug. 1791 ..  N Report on the proposed line of division of Province of Quebec . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1184 
322 Circa 1792 ..  N Proceedings of the Committee of the House of Commons  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1185 
323 4th Sept. 1794 ..  N Appointment of Francis le Maistre as Lieutenant-Governor of Gaspe and Inspector of Labrador Fisheries   . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1187 
324 10th Jan. 1798 ..  N Captain Ambrose Crofton's Report to Governor Waldegrave       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1189 
325 6th Apr. 1802 ..  N The Admiralty to Lord Pelham, asking for Gambier's appointment as Governor  . .    . .    . .  1192 
326 18th Feb. 1805 ..  N Commission to Alexander Forbes as Lieutenant-Governor of Gaspe and Inspector of Fisheries
at Labrador . .   . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .
 1193 
327 9th Sept. 1807 ..  J Governor Holloway to Lord Castlereagh suggesting re-annexation to Newfoundland       . .  1194 
328 26th Sept. 1807 ..  C J. Williams and H. J. Phillips to Governor Holloway re seizure of Schooner " Malinda "  . .  1195 
329 18th Nov. 1808 ..  J Governor Holloway to Lord Castlereagh, respecting conditions in Newfoundland and annexation of Coast of Labrador  . .    . .    . .    . .  1196 
330 20th Jan. 1809 ..  C Holloway to Cottrell with papers re Seizure of
" Malinda "       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .
 1198 
331 11th May 1809 ..  C Holloway to Cottrell, asking for Sir William Scott's opinion        . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1199 
332 18th July 1809 ..  N Governor Holloway to Governor-General of Lower Canada, respecting re-annexing Coast of Labrador    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1200 
333 23rd Sept. 1813 ..  C Letter, Governor Keats to R. Alsop, Jr., acknowledging Memorial and granting prayer of same. (Protection of property on Labrador Coast)       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1201 
334 16th Aug. 1815 ..  N Registration of Grant of Land      . .    . .    . .    . .  1202 
335 27th May 1816 ..  N Registration of Sale of Shipping Room      . .    . .  1204 
336 1st Nov. 1816 ..  N Registration of Bond Charging Fishing Room      1206 
337 Circa 1818 ..  N Petition of Philip Beard and Co.  . .    . .    . .    . .  1208 
338 11th June 1819 ..  N Order by Governor Hamilton to Captain Gordon      . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . . 1211 
339 14th June 1819 ..  N North American Fisheries Act     . .    . .    . .    . .  1212 
340 13th Jan. 1820 ..  C Hamilton to Bathurst, reporting intention to  send Captain Buchan to Gros Water Inlet       . .  1215 

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No.Date.  Description of Document.Page.
 
341 15th June 1820 ..  N Regulations for the Salmon and Herring
Fisheries in Sandwich Bay    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .
 1216 
342 1st Feb. 1821 ..  J Remarks by Jas. Irvine on Act 49 Geo. III, cap. 27        . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1218 
343 24th July 1821 ..  J Report, Captain William Martin to Governor Hamilton from Ivertoke Inlet       . .    . .    . .    . .  1222 
344 10th Mar. 1824 ..  J Lord Dalhousie to Lord Bathurst, enclosing address of Legislative Council of Lower Canada 1223 
345 23rd Feb. 1824 ..  J Address of Legislative Council of Lower Canada urging re-annexation of Labrador to Lower Canada       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1224 
346 25th Mar. 1825 ..  C A. W. Cochran to Lord Dalhousie
recommending modification of Lower Canada's claim   . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .
 1226 
347 5th Apr. 1825 ..  N Messrs. Newman Hunt and Co. to Secretary of State objecting to re-annexation of Labrador     . .  1227 
348 21st Apr. 1825 ..  C R. Wilmot Horton to Messrs. Newman, Hunt, Christopher and Co.       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1228 
349 21st Apr. 1825 ..  C Horton to Lord Dalhousie respecting letter from Newman, Hunt, Christopher and Co  . .    . .    . .  1228 
350 16th May 1825 ..  C Horton to Governor Hamilton requesting information       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1229 
351 17th May 1825 ..  C Horton to Sir Charles Hamilton requesting information       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1230 
352 20th May 1825 ..  C Horton to Governor Hamilton     . .    . .    . .    . .  1230 
353 20th May 1825 ..  C James Cross to Horton transmitting Memorial from St. John's Chamber of Commerce      . .    . .  1231 
354 20th May 1825 ..  J Memorial of Chamber of Commerce, St. John's, Newfoundland, opposing re-annexation     . .    . .  1232 
355 1825 ..  C Memorandum by R. Wilmot Horton on the proposed Bill    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1234 
356 29th Dec. 1825 ..  N Chief Justice R. A. Tucker to Governor
Cochrane    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .
 1236 
357 1827-1854 ..  N Sundry Agreements        . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1237 
358 10th May 1837 ..  N Report of a Committee of the Executive
Council, Lower Canada  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .
 1241 
359 16th Sept. 1841 ..  N Governor Sir John Harvey's Proclamation of his appointment     . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1243 
360 28th June 1845 ..  N Governor Sir John Harvey to Lord Stanley      . .  1244 

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No.Date.  Description of Document.Page.
 
361 26th Oct. 1848 ..  N Bishop of Newfoundland to Earl Grey      . .    . .  1245 
362 28th Apr. 1879 ..  N Dispatch from Sir Michael Hicks Beach to Governor Glover respecting German Consulate 1247 
363 23rd Apr. 1879 ..  N T. V. Lister, Foreign Office, to the Under Secretary, Colonial Office     . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1248 
364 18th Apr. 1879 ..  N Count Munster to the Marquess of Salisbury  . .  1248 

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PART VIII.

DOCUMENTS, PAPERS AND CORRESPONDENCE RELATING TO ACTS OF ADMINISTRATION AND OCCUPATION ON THE COAST OF LABRADOR.

A.—REPORTS OF GOVERNORS.
365 1st Sept. 1764 ..  N Dispatch from Palliser to Lords of Trade  . .    . .  1250 
366 11th Sept. 1765 ..  N Dispatch from Palliser to Lord Halifax      . .    . .  1250 
367 30th Oct. 1765 ..  N Dispatch from Palliser to Lords of Trade  . .    . .  1250 
368 18th Dec 1765 ..  N Palliser's remarks on the state of the Newfoundland Fishery   . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1250 
369 19th Mar. 1765 ..  N Palliser's Report to the Lords of Trade (with Appendix 4)     . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1250 
370 31st Mar. 1766 ..  N Governor Palliser to Mr. Pownall       . .    . .    . .  1251 
371 20th Oct. 1768 ..  N Palliser to Lord Hillsborough       . .    . .    . .    . .  1253 
372 17th Feb. 1773 ..  N Memorandum by Governor Shuldham      . .    . .  1253 
373 13th Sept. 1773 ..  N Governor Shuldham to Secretary of State  . .    . .  1254 
374 1773 ..  N Remarks by Governor Shuldham in obedience to his instructions        . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . . 1255 
375 5th May 1823 ..  N Extract from letter from Governor Hamilton to Wilmot      . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1256 
376 25th Nov. 1823 ..  N Governor Hamilton to Earl Bathurst  . .    . .    . .  1257 
377 23rd Nov. 1823 ..  N Governor Hamilton to the Secretary of the Admiralty        . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1258 

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No.       Date.         Description of Document.Page.
 
378 29th Oct. 1841 ..  N Sir John Harvey to Lord Stanley . .    . .    . .    . .  1259 
379 4th May 1848 ..  N Governor Le Marchant to Earl Grey  . .    . .    . .  1260 
380 29th Aug. 1879 ..  N Governor Glover to Sir M. E. Hicks Beach      . .  1261 
381 18th Dec. 1880 ..  N J. H. Glover to the Earl of Kimberley . .    . .    . .  1262 

B.—REGULATIONS, CONTROL AND PROTECTION OF FISHERIES.
382 8th Apr. 1765 ..  N Palliser's Fishery Regulations       . .    . .    . .    . .  1265 
383 28th Aug. 1765 ..  N Palliser's Regulations for Fishery and Trade     . .  1265 
384 1765 ..  N Extract from return of state of Fishery on Labrador Coast . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1265 
385 23rd July 1767 ..  N Palliser's Order against firing woods on the Coast of Labrador   . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1265 
386 23rd July 1767 ..  N Petition from the Masters of three whaling vessels       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1266 
387 2nd Aug. 1767 ..  N Palliser's Orders to Lieut. Saml. Davys     . .    . .  1268 
388 25th Aug. 1773 ..  N Report from Roger Curtis to Governor Shuldham   . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1268 
389 13th Sept. 1773 ..  N Dispatch from Governor Shuldham to Secretary of State      . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1268 
390 15th Sept. 1773 ..  N Governor Shuldham's Proclamation    . .    . .    . .  1268 
391 3rd Aug. 1774 ..  N Shuldham's Orders to Alexander Ged . .    . .    . .  1268 
392 30th Aug. 1777 ..  N Jeremiah Coghlan to Governor Montagu   . .    . .  1269 
393 4th Sept. 1777 ..  N Governor Montagu to Jeremiah Coghlan   . .    . .  1272 
394 27th Sept. 1777 ..  N Lieut. Schomberg to Governor Montagu   . .    . .  1273 
395 19th Sept. 1777 ..  Lieut. Schomberg's Order      . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1274 
396 12th Sept. 1779 ..  N Letters from Governor Edwards to Lord George Germain    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1276 
397 14th Sept. 1804 ..  N Sir E. Gower to Admiralty   . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1276 
398 20th Nov. 1804 ..  N Admiralty approving Sir E. Gower's
proceedings in Labrador Coast    . .    . .    . .    . .
 1277 
399 11th June 1819 ..  N Order by Governor Hamilton to Captain Gordon      . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . . 1277 
400 15th June 1820 ..  N Sir Charles Hamilton's Orders to Capt. Hercules Robinson   . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1278 
401 24th July 1821 ..  N Letter from Captain Martin to Governor Hamilton   . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1280 

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No.       Date.         Description of Document.Page.
 
402 1st Sept. 1821 ..  N Captain Martin to Governor Hamilton      . .    . .  1280 
403 1840 ..  C Extract from a report of Captain Alexander Milne  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1281 
404 Sept. 1841 ..  N Captain Wyville to Sir J. Harvey        . .    . .    . .  1282 
405 7th June 1856 ..  N Extract from Minutes of Newfoundland Executive Council    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1283 
406 23rd June 1857 ..  N Memorandum by J. Kent, Colonial Secretary   . .  1284 
407 June 1863 ..  N Acting Colonial Secretary to Stephen Marsh, Esq.    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1285 
408 17th Oct. 1863 ..  N Minute respecting employment of H.M. “Vesuvius”       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1286 
409 29th Mar. 1865 ..  N Address of House of Assembly of Governor as to protecting Salmon Fishing       . .    . .    . .    . .  1287 
410 10th Sept. 1865 ..  N Report of Judge Sweetland on the Salmon Fisheries    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1288 
411 31st Oct. 1867 ..  N Report of General Superintendent on protection of Fisheries on Coast of Labrador (Farms)       . .  1290 
412 1872 ..  N Report on Fisheries        . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1292 
413 18th July 1873 ..  N Captain Miller's Report.  The Extract about Pinweir (Pinware) only  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1294 
414 1876 ..  N Fisheries Report (shows Magisterial duties and judicial performed again by a naval officer)      . .  1295 
415 20th Mar. 1926 ..  N Affidavit of F. C. Brien . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1296 

C.—RELATIONS WITH NATIVE INHABITANTS.
416 1st Sept. 1764 ..  N Palliser to Lords of Trade     . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1297 
417 8th Apr. 1765 ..  N Order of Governor Palliser for establishing communication and trade with the Esquimaux savages on the Coast of Labrador       . .    . .    . .  1297 
418 16th Apr. 1765 ..  N Representation to His Majesty upon the complaints and propositions of the Court of France respecting the Newfoundland Fishery   . .  1299 
419 10th Aug. 1765 ..  N Governor Palliser's Order forbidding French to traffic with Esquimaux and for protection of Esquimaux if they come to Newfoundland       . .  1301 
420 11th Sept. 1765 ..  N Palliser to Lord Halifax         . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1302 

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No.       Date.         Description of Document.Page
 
421 5th July 1769 ..  N Proclamation by Governor Byron for protection of native savages     . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1302 
422 10th Apr. 1772 ..  N Proclamation by Governor Shuldham for protection of native savages         . .    . .    . .    . .  1303 
423 4th May 1772 ..  N Proclamation of Governor Shuldham to keep Esquimaux within Moravian Settlement    . .    . .  1304 
424 14th May 1779 ..  N Proclamation by Governor Edwards for protection of Esquimaux Indians        . .    . .    . .  1305 
425 30th Jan. 1781 ..  N Proclamation by Governor Edwards for protection of Esquimaux Indians        . .    . .    . .  1306 
426 15th May 1784 ..  N Proclamation by Governor Campbell for protection of Esquimaux Indians        . .    . .    . .  1307 
427 17th Aug. 1909 ..  N Affidavit of C. A. Martin     . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1308 
428 21st Mar. 1926 ..  N Affidavit of W. R. Barlow, M.D.       . .    . .    . .  1309 

D.—DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE SETTLEMENTS AND WORK
OF THE MORAVIAN MISSIONARIES.
429 23rd Feb. 1765 ..  N Extract from the Petition of the Society of the Unitas Fratrum to the Lords of Trade       . .    . .  1311 
430 27th Apr. 1765 ..  N Admiralty to Lords of Trade       . .    . .    . .    . .  1314 
431 29th Apr. 1765 ..  N Certificate of Lords of Trade that Moravian
Missionaries are appointed to establish a
mission on the Coast of Labrador under their protection  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .
 1315 
432 30th Apr. 1765 ..  N Proclamation of Governor Palliser in reference
to Moravians    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .
 1316 
433 (1765) ..  N Account of the voyage of the four missionaries 1317 
434 3rd May 1769 ..  J Order in Council granting land to Moravians at Esquimaux Bay       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1321 
435 21st Apr. 1770 ..  N Proclamation by Governor Byron for
protection of Moravians       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .
 1325 
436 10th Apr. 1772 ..  N Proclamation by Governor Shuldham,
respecting movement of Esquimaux southward
 1326 
437 10th Apr. 1772 ..  N Proclamation by Governor Shuldham against molesting Moravian settlements . .    . .    . .    . .  1327 

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No.       Date.         Description of Document.Page.
 
438 4th May 1772 ..  N Proclamation by Governor Shuldham requiring Moravians to keep Esquimaux from going southward        . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1327 
439 25th Aug. 1773 ..  N Report from Roger Curtis to Governor  Shuldham . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1327 
440 13th Sept. 1773 ..  N Dispatch from Governor Shuldham to Secretary of State     . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1327 
441 6th Dec. 1773 ..  N Report of the state of the Brethren's Mission on the Coast of Labrador in September, 1773       . .  1328 
442 9th Mar. 1774 ..  N Report about further grants of territory to the Moravians        . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1329 
443 9th Mar. 1774 ..  N Order in Council as to further grants of territory to the Moravians     . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1331 
444 17th Mar. 1774 ..  N Proclamation by Governor Shuldham respecting settlements of the Unitas Fratrum      . .    . .    . .  1332 
445 1775 ..  N Report of Moravians, 1775  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1333 
446 14th May 1779 ..  N Proclamation by Governor Edwards against molesting Moravian Missionaries       . .    . .    . .  1333 
447 29th July 1779 ..  N Proclamation by Governor Richard Edwards as to protection of the Moravian Missions   . .    . .  1334 
448 30th Jan. 1781 ..  N Proclamation by Governor Edwards against molesting Moravian settlements  . .    . .    . .    . .  1335 
449 15th May 1784 ..  N Proclamation by Governor Campbell against molesting Moravian settlements  . .    . .    . .    . .  1335 
450 26th May 1784 ..  N La Trobe and Hutton's Report to Lord Sydney 1335 
451 28th May 1784 ..  N Lord Sydney to Governor Campbell  . .    . .    . .  1337 
452 9th July 1784 ..  N Unitas Fratrum to Secretary of the Home Department     . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1338 
453 1752-1778 ..  C Extracts from Moravian Missions MSS. (Can. Archives)  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1340 
454 1818 ..  N Letter from Mr. La Trobe, Secretary of the Unitas Fratrum to Mr. Goulburn       . .    . .    . .  1343 
455 29th Aug. 1821 ..  N Report by Unitas Fratrum on visit by Captain Martin to the Moravian settlements  . .    . .    . .  1345 
456 1st Sept. 1821 ..  N Report, Captain Martin to Governor Hamilton 1347 
457 3rd Dec. 1821 ..  N Proclamation by Governor Hamilton as to grant to Moravians   . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1347 
458 3rd Dec. 1821 ..  N Governor Hamilton to Rev. B Kohlmeister     . .  1348 

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No.       Date.         Description of Document.Page.
 
459 16th Aug. 1822 ..  N Mr. Kohlmeister and others to Governor Hamilton   . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1349 
460 25th Mar. 1870 ..  N Minute respecting letter from Mr. Henry
Shawe . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .
 1351 
461 14th July 1892 ..  N Minute of Newfoundland Executive Council respecting Letter from T. F. Pensel    . .    . .    . .  1351 
462 Aug. 1909 ..  N Extracts from Report on official visit of Governor MacGregor to the Coast of Labrador 1352 
463 17th Aug. 1909 ..  N Affidavit of C. A. Martin     . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1352 
464 19th Aug. 1909 ..  N Affidavit of George Voisey  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1353 
465 21st Mar. 1926 ..  N Affidavit of W. R. Barlow, M.D.       . .    . .    . .  1353 
466 1790,1845,1846 C Extracts from “Periodical Accounts relating to the Missions of the Church of the United Brethren established among the heathen.”        . .  1354 

E.—ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE WORK
OF JUDGES.
467 20th June 1763 ..  N Surrogate Commission to Captain Saxon  . .    . .  1360 
468 13th Apr. 1765 ..  N Surrogate Commissions given by Palliser  . .   . .  1361 
469 26th Aug. 1766 ..  N Surrogate's Commission and Instructions        . .  1361 
470 9th Aug. 1767 ..  N Governor Palliser to Captain Jno. Hamilton, Surrogate for for Labrador    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1364 
471 9th Aug. 1767 ..  N Governor Palliser to Captain Jno. Hamilton 1365 
472 23rd Aug. 1767 ..  N Governor Palliser's decision in re Mr. Brush against Mr. Goodfellow       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1366 
473 26th July 1810 ..  N Supreme Surrogate's Warrant, by Governor Duckworth      . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1367 
474 10th Sept. 1810 ..  N Extract from Surrogate Records  . .    . .    . .    . .  1368 
475 25th Nov. 1810 ..  N Governor Duckworth to Earl of Liverpool      . .  1370 
476 1810 (?) ..  N Limited Commission of the Peace, by Governor Duckworth      . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1371 
477 1811 ..  N Extract from an Act for . . . instituting Surrogate Courts on the Coast of Labrador and in certain Islands adjacent thereto        . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1375 
478 1813 ..  N Extract from “ History of Newfoundland,” by
D. W. Prowse  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .
 1375 

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No.       Date.         Description of Document.Page.
 
479 2nd Dec. 1814 ..  N Appointment of Samuel Prowse by Governor Keats  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1376 
480 7th Sept. 1816 ..  N Magistrates with limited Commissions appointed by Governor Pickmore      . .    . .    . .  1376 
481 23rd Sept. 1816 ..  N Instructions to the Surrogates by Governor Pickmore   . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1377 
482 20th July 1818 ..  N Magistrates appointed by Governor Hamilton 1378 
483 15th June 1820 ..  N Governor Hamilton's Orders to Captain Robinson  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1378 
484 20th Oct. 1820 ..  N Appointment by Sir Charles Hamilton of
Phillip Beard as Justice of the Peace for Coast
of Labrador      . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .
 1379 
485 11th Nov. 1820 ..  N Governor Hamilton to Earl Bathurst  . .    . .    . .  1380 
486 17th June 1824 ..  N Imperial Act 5 Geo. IV, cap. 67  . .    . .    . .    . .  1382 
487 2nd Jan. 1826 ..  N Governor Cochrane's Proclamation appointing times and places for holding the Labrador Court 1396 
488 2nd Jan. 1826 ..  N Commission from Governor Cochrane to
Captain Patterson to be Judge of the Labrador Court  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .
 1398 
489 10th July 1826 ..  N Commission appointing Wm. Patterson and Jas. Blaikie to be Justices of the Peace for the Coast of Labrador      . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1399 
490 18th July 1826 ..  N Governor Cochrane's Commission to Wm. Dickson to be Sheriff of the Coast of Labrador 1400 
491 18th July 1826 ..  N Governor Cochrane's Commission to James Blaikie to be Clerk of the Labrador Coast . .    . .  1402 
492 18th July 1826 ..  N Governor Cochrane's Commission to Thos. Morton to be Constable and Bailiff of the Labrador Coast       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1403 
493 11th Aug. 1826 ..  N Governor Cochrane's Instructions to Judge Paterson on proceeding of his circuit on the Labrador   . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1404 
494 30th Aug. 1826 ..  N Extract from Records of Court of Civil Jurisdiction for Labrador      . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1406 
495 18th June 1827 ..  N Proclamation by Governor Cochrane
appointing times and places for holding the Labrador Court. (Includes Rigolet)     . .    . .    . .
 1407 
496 27th Aug. 1827 ..  N Extracts from Report by Mr. George Simms, J.P., of Court of General Sessions, Labrador   . .  1409 
497 5th Oct. 1827 ..  N Governor Cochrane's account with the   Treasury. Extract . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1410 
498 24th June 1828 ..  N Proclamation by H.H. R. A. Tucker appointing times and places for the Labrador Courts        . .  1411 

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No.       Date.         Description of Document.Page.
 
499 6th July 1828 ..  N Extract from Records of the Court of Civil Jurisdiction for Labrador      . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1412 
500 11th Dec. 1828 ..  N Report of the Judge of the Labrador district
with the places visited (1826-28)       . .    . .    . .
 1413 
501 13th Dec. 1828 ..  N Governor Cochrane to Secretary of State transmitting returns of actions in Newfoundland and Labrador    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1415 
502 10th Aug. 1829 ..  N Proclamation by Governor Cochrane for a Labrador Court       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1417 
503 27th Aug. 1829 ..  N Extract from Records of the Court of Sessions for the district of Labrador   . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1418 
504 23rd Sept. 1829 ..  N Sale under levy of execution        . .    . .    . .    . .  1418 
505 26th July 1830 ..  N Extract from Records of the Court of Sessions for the district of Labrador, etc.   . .    . .    . .    . .  1419 
506 31st July 1830 ..  N Extract from Records of the Court of Civil Jurisdiction for Labrador, etc.      . .    . .    . .    . .  1419 
507 20th June 1833 ..  N Commission to Elias Rendell to be Sheriff of the Labrador district     . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1420 
508 1833 ..  N Schedule of expenditure. Labrador Court  . .    . .  1421 
509 1834 ..  N Return of Appointments, showing Labrador Court Officials        . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1422 
510 1834 ..  N Newfoundland Act 4 Wm. IV, c. 20, repealing former Acts as to jurisdiction of Court on Coast of Labrador      . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1423 
511 (1834) ..  C “Explanatory observations on Acts of third Session, 1834”        . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1424 
512 16th July 1838 ..  C Governor Prescott to Earl of Durham       . .    . .  1425 
513 1864 ..  C Extracts from Report of Mr. E. Rendell to Governor Prescott  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1426 
514 3rd Apr. 1845 ..  C Petition of Newfoundland Merchants for a Labrador Court       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1427 
515 16th Apr. 1845 ..  N Petition of Merchants and others for the establishment of a Court of Justice    . .    . .    . .  1428 
516 30th Aug. 1848 ..  N Captain Lock to Governor le Marchant    . .    . .  1429 
517 1852 ..  C Petition of Newfoundland Merchants for a Labrador Court       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1430 
518 1852 ..  C Extract from Report of an official visit to the Coast of Labrador by Governor MacGregor    . .  1431 

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No.       Date.         Description of Document.Page.
 
519 1855 ..  C The State of the Labrador Coast in 1855  . .    . .  1432 
520 24th Sept.1855 ..  N Oath of Constables for Sandwich Bay      . .    . .  1433 
521 27th Aug. 1861 ..  N Oaths of Constables for Sandwich Bay    . .    . .  1434 
522 17th May 1862 ..  C Extract from Minutes of the Executive
Council of Newfoundland    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .
 1435 
52325th Mar. 1863 ..  N Newfoundland Act 26 Vict., c. 2, to provide for collection  of revenue and better administration of justice at the Labrador      . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1436 
524 25th Mar. 1863 ..  N Newfoundland Act 26 Vict., c. 3, extending jurisdiction of circuit courts of Newfoundland
to Labrador      . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .
 1439 
525 18th Apr. 1863 ..  N Letters Patent for the Institution of a Court at Labrador   . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1440 
526 30th May 1863 ..  N Minute of Newfoundland Executive Council recording appointment of James Winter Collector for the Labrador and Mr. Jonas Purchase as Bailiff of Labrador   . .    . .    . .    . .  1441 
527 4th June 1863 ..  N Acting Colonial Secretary R. Carter to James Purchase   . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1442 
528 1863 ..  N Judge Sweetland's proceedings of the Circuit Court        . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1443 
529 1864 ..  N Judge Sweetland's Report of proceedings of the Labrador Court       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1446 
530 1865 ..  N Judge Sweetland's Labrador Circuit Report     . .  1449 
531 1866 ..  N Expenditure on Labrador Court   . .    . .    . .    . .  1450 
532 20th Apr. 1867 ..  N Extract from an Act to indemnify His
Excellency the Governor of Newfoundland for certain sums of money advanced        . .    . .    . .
 1451 
533 20th Dec. 1867 ..  N Judge Pinsent's Report of Court of Labrador   . .  1452 
534 31st Dec. 1868 ..  N Judge Pinsent's Report  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1457 
535 27th Nov. 1869 ..  N Judge Pinsent's Report  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1460 
536 31st Dec. 1870 ..  N Judge Pinsent's Report  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1464 
537 31st Dec. 1870 ..  N Account of expenditure on Labrador Court     . .  1468 
538 30th Dec. 1872 ..  N Judge Pinsent's Report  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1469 
539 31st Dec. 1872 ..  N Judge Pinsent's Report  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1472 
540 31st Dec. 1873 ..  N Judge Pinsent's Report  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1474 

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No.Date.  Description of Document.Page.
 
541 29th Apr. 1874 ..  N Extract from an Act to provide for the
retirement of certain officials of the
Government     . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .
 1477 
542 31st Dec. 1874 ..  N Acting Judge McNeil's Report    . .    . .    . .    . .  1478 
543 19th July 1875 ..  N Minute respecting appointing of Judge     . .    . .  1480 
544 18th Mar. 1926 ..  N Affidavit of Cluny Macpherson, G.M.G., M.D. 1481 
545 18th Mar. 1926 ..  N Affidavit of John Grieve, M.D.   . .    . .    . .    . .  1483 
546 20th Mar. 1926 ..  N Affidavit of Frederick Colman Brien  . .    . .    . .  1484 
547 8th June 1926 ..  N Affidavit of Francis Cyrus Berteau    . .    . .    . .  1485 

F.—COLLECTION OF REVENUE.
548 13th June 1822 ..  N Appointment by Governor Hamilton to collect Greenwich Hospital duty on Labrador Coast  . .  1487 
549 1833 ..  N Account of duties collected on Coast of
Labrador   . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .
 1488 
550 29th June 1836 ..  N Lord Glenelg to Governor Prescott    . .    . .    . .  1489 
551 5th Jan. 1841 ..  N Account showing duties collected on Coast of Labrador   . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1490 
552 4th Mar. 1841 ..  N Lord John Russell to Governor Prescott   . .    . .  1491 
553 4th Mar. 1841 ..  Collection of Customs Duties at Labrador       . .  1491 
554 7th May 1841 ..  N Governor Prescott to Lord John Russell   . .    . .  1495 
555 5th July 1841 ..  N Letter from Secretary of State re application of Newfoundland Laws to Labrador       . .    . .    . .  1496 
556 10th Mar. 1842 ..  N Chas. Hunt to Lord Stanley  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1497 
557 2nd Mar. 1841 ..  N Colonial Office to Chas. Hunt     . .    . .    . .    . .  1498 
558 4th May 1841 ..  N J. McMillan to the Colonial Secretary      . .    . .  1498 
559 25th July 1837 ..  N Collector of Customs, Newfoundland, to Commissioners of H.M. Customs     . .    . .    . .  1499 
560 22nd June 1837 ..  N James Simms to Mr. Secretary Crowdy   . .    . .  1500 
561 29th Dec. 1837 ..  N Collector of Customs to C. Scorell    . .    . .    . .  1500 
562 31st Oct. 1837 ..  N C. Scorell to Custom House, London.      . .    . .  1501 

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No.       Date.         Description of Document.Page.
 
563 20th Mar. 1842 ..  N Lord Stanley to Governor Harvey     . .    . .    . .  1502 
564 14th May 1842 ..  N James Simms to the Governor     . .    . .    . .    . .  1503 
565 May 1842 ..  N Report of Attorney General of Newfoundland relative to customs payable at the Labrador     . .  1504 
566 11th Apr. 1826 ..  N Collector of Customs, St. John's, to Custom House, London       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1507 
567 9th Aug. 1828 ..  N Custom House, London, to Collector of Customs, St. John's       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1507 
568 10th Nov. 1826 ..  N Collector of Customs, St. John's, to Custom House, London       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1507 
569 6th June 1829 ..  N Custom House, London, to Collector of Customs, St. John's       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1509 
570 10th Sept. 1829 ..  N Collector of Customs, St. John's, to Custom House, London       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1510 
571 —— N Statement of amounts of Duties levied on Coast of Labrador (1826-40)   . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1511 
572 4th June 1842 ..  N Governor Harvey to Lord Stanley     . .    . .    . .  1512 
573 10th May 1850 ..  N Commission to Preventive Officer of Colonial Revenue for Coast of Labrador   . .    . .    . .    . .  1513 
574 7th June 1856 ..  N Extract from Minutes of Newfoundland Executive Council   . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1514 
575 1st Sept. 1856 ..  N Prendergast's Report on Collection of Revenue 1514 
576 25th Mar. 1863 ..  N Newfoundland Statute 26 Vict., cap. 2     . .    . .  1518 
577 25th Apr. 1863 ..  N Appointment of Mr. Matthew Warren as Collector of Labrador    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1518 
578 6th May 1863 ..  C Extract from Thomas Fraser's letter from
London to D. A. Smith at Esquimaux Bay      . .
 1519 
579 30th May 1863 ..  N Minutes of Newfoundland Executive Council respecting appointment of James Winter . .    . .  1521 
580 4th June 1863 ..  N Governor Bannerman to James Winter     . .    . .  1521 
581 22nd July 1863 ..  C Extract from Mr. D. A. Smith's letter to
Thomas Fraser . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .
 1523 
582 30th Sept. 1863 ..  N Extracts from Captain Hamilton's Report to the Admiral and Governor, relative to the Fisheries 1524 
583 17th Oct. 1863 ..  N Minutes of Newfoundland Executive Council respecting employment of H.M. “Vesuvius” 1525 
584 5th Nov. 1863 ..  C Extract from Mr. D. A. Smith's letter to Mr. Thomas Fraser       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1526 

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No.       Date.         Description of Document.Page.
 
585 5th Dec. 1863 ..  N Duke of Newcastle to Governor Bannerman   . .  1527 
586 5th Dec. 1863 ..  N F. Roger to Sir E. Head and others     . .    . .    . .  1528 
587 13th Apr. 1864 ..  N An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain Duties (27 Vict., c. 1.)   . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1529 
588 13th Apr. 1864 ..  N An Act to amend and consolidate the Laws of the Customs (27 Vict., c. 2) . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1530 
589 13th Apr. 1864 ..  N An Act for granting to Her Majesty a sum of money. (27 Vict., c. 17)       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1531 
590 13th May 1864 ..  C Extract from Thomas Fraser's letter to D. A. Smith        . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1532 
591 15th Oct. 1864 ..  C Extract from Mr. Donald A. Smith's letter to
Mr. Thomas Fraser       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .
 1533 
592 26th Oct. 1864 ..  N Report of the Collector of Revenue on the
Coast of Labrador  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .
 1534 
593 26th Oct. 1864 ..  N Report of the Collector of Revenue on the
Coast of Labrador  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .
 1535 
594 21st Aug. 1865 ..  C Extract from Mr. D. A. Smith's letter to Mr. Thomas Fraser       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1541 
595 24th Nov. 1865 ..  N Report of J. Winter on the Labrador Revenue Service      . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1542 
596 7th Apr. 1865 ..  N Extract from an Act for granting to Her
Majesty certain duties on goods, etc. (28 Vict., c. 1)   . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .
 1545 
597 7th Apr. 1865 ..  N Extract from an Act for granting to Her
Majesty a sum of money (28 Vict., c. 20)       . .
 1546 
598 23rd Aug. 1866 ..  C Extract from Mr. D. A. Smith's letter to Mr. Thomas Fraser       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1547 
599 17th Aug. 1868 ..  C Extract from Mr. Donald A Smith's letter to
Mr. W. G. Smith    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .
 1547 
600 1868 ..  N Extract from Report of Collector       . .    . .    . .  1548 
601 23rd Aug. 1869 ..  C Henry Connolly to Mr. D. A. Smith        . .    . .  1548 
602 4th Nov. 1869 ..  N Report of Collector of Revenue on the Eastern Coast of Labrador  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1549 
603 5th Nov. 1869 ..  C Extract from Mr. D. A. Smith's letter to Mr. Wm. G. Smith        . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1550 
604 1870 ..  N Revenue Report     . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1551 
605 12th Aug. 1881 ..  C Extract from Mr. M. Fortescue's letter to W. Armit       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1553 
606 20th May 1882 ..  N Newfoundland Act, 45 Vict., cap. 6 (Collection of Customs in Labrador)     . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1554 

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No.       Date.         Description of Document.Page.
 
607 1908 ..  C Extract from Report of an official visit to Labrador by Sir William Macgregor   . .    . .    . .  1555 
608 16th Aug. 1909 ..  N Affidavit of Henry Webb     . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1556 
609 25th Aug. 1909 ..  N Affidavit of S. J. Bromfield  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1557 
610 26th Aug. 1909 ..  N Affidavit of Edward Mitchell      . .    . .    . .    . .  1558 
611 10th Sept. 1909 ..  N Affidavit of Thomas Blake   . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1559 
612 10th Sept. 1909 ..  N Affidavit of Joseph Goudy  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1560 
613 13th June 1923 ..  C Letter from A. Brabant to E. L. Newcombe     . .  1561 
614 4th Mar. 1926 ..  N Affidavit of Ralph Parsons   . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1562 
615 18th Mar. 1926 ..  N Affidavit of John Grieve       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1563 
616 19th Mar. 1926 ..  N Affidavit of Thomas Winter . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1564 
617 20th Mar. 1926 ..  N Affidavit of Frederick Colman Brien  . .    . .    . .  1565 
618 30th Mar. 1926 ..  N Affidavit of Sir P. T. McGrath, K.B.E.    . .    . .  1566 
     Voluntary statement of Captain J. G. Joy       . .  1567 
     Voluntary statement of W. Collingwood  . .    . .  1568 
619 1st Apr. 1926 ..  N Affidavit of E. R. Burgess    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1571 
620 1926 ..  N Affidavit of F. C. Berteau     . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1572 

G.—RELIEF OF DISTRESS.
621 29th Apr. 1868 ..  N Newfoundland Act, 31 Vict., cap. 16        . .    . .  1573 
622 30th Sept. 1878 ..  C M. Fortescue to R. Prowse and Sons        . .    . .  1574 
623 28th Aug. 1879 ..  N Colonial Secretary to Matthew Fortescue        . .  1575 
624 29th Aug. 1879 ..  N Governor Glover to Sir M. E. Hicks Beach,
Bart.   . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .
 1576 
625 15th Sept. 1879 ..  N Minute respecting apprehended distress in Rigolet      . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1576 
626 8th Oct. 1880 ..  N Colonial Secretary to Matthew Fortescue       . .  1577 
627 30th July 1881 ..  C M. Fortescue to Hon. E. D. Shea       . .    . .    . .  1578 
628 10th Sept. 1881 ..  N Colonial Secretary to Francis C. Berteau  . .    . .  1579 

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No.       Date.         Description of Document.Page.
 
629 2nd Oct. 1882 ..  N Secretary to Matthew Fortescue        . .    . .    . .  1580 
630 18th Aug. 1885 ..  N Newfoundland Executive Council Records       . .  1581 
631 28th Aug. 1885 ..  N Newfoundland Executive Council Records       . .  1581 
632 12th Nov. 1885 ..  N Newfoundland Executive Council Records       . .  1581 
633 18th Jan. 1886 ..  N Newfoundland Executive Council Records       . .  1581 
634 8th Sept. 1886 ..  N Colonial Secretary to Rev. Mr. Curling     . .    . .  1582 
635 12th Sept. 1887 ..  N Colonial Secretary to Rev. J. P. Quinton   . .    . .  1583 
636 July 1896 ..  N Extract from Letter by Dr. Grenfell    . .    . .    . .  1584 
637 2nd Nov. 1896 ..  N Extracts from Letter by Dr. Grenfell  . .    . .    . .  1585 
638 1897 ..  N “ Our Mission Work in Labrador” by Dr. W. T. Grenfell     . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1586 
639 16th Feb. 1926 ..  N Affidavit of W. E. Swaffield        . .    . .    . .    . .  1587 
640 18th Mar. 1926 ..  N Affidavit of Cluny Macpherson, C.M.G., M.D. 1587 
641 18th Mar. 1926 ..  N Affidavit of John Grieve       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1587 
642 20th Mar. 1926 ..  N Affidavit of Frederick Colman Brien  . .    . .    . .  1587 
643 1st Apr. 1926 ..  N Affidavit of Edward Robert Burgess  . .    . .    . .  1588 
644 17th June 1926 ..  N Affidavit of E. G. Grant       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1588 
645 18th June 1926 ..  N Affidavit of W. J. Carson     . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1589 

H.—ESTABLISHMENT OF SCHOOLS, CENSUS ARRANGEMENTS, MEDICAL ASSISTANCE, AND OTHER MISCELLANEOUS ACTIVITIES.
646 18th Feb. 1922 ..  N Census Figures on Labrador from 1857 to 1884 1591 
647 11th Aug. 1860 ..  N License to Donald A. Smith, J.P., for Coast of Labrador, within Government of Newfoundland to celebrate marriages    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1602 
648 8th July 1867 ..  N J. Bemister to Hon. D. E. Price   . .    . .    . .    . .  1603 
649 5th Aug. 1867 ..  J J. Bemister to Thomas E. Gaden, Esq.      . .    . .  1604 
650 7th Aug. 1867 ..  J Route of “Ariel” on Labrador Coast   . .    . .    . .  1605 
651 14th Aug. 1868 ..  C J. Bemister to John Colton   . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1606 

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No.        Date.          Description of Document.Page.
 
652 22nd May 1869 .. N Appointment of Thomas Groves       . .    . .    . .  1606 
653 31st May 1869 ..  N Circular as to census      . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1607 
654 27th May 1871 ..  N Minute respecting Labrador Mail Steamer       . .  1610 
655 17th Apr. 1872 ..  N Minutes respecting Allowances for Educational Purposes   . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1611 
656 10th Oct. 1872 ..  N H. Connolly, Chief Officer of Hudson's Bay Company at Labrador to Judge Pinsent     . .    . .  1612 
657 10th June 1873 ..  N Appointment of Government Vaccinator, Labrador    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1613 
658 13th June 1873 ..  N Minute respecting Appointment of Frederick Crowdy as Vaccinator   . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1613 
659 5th June 1874 ..  N E. D. Shea to Michael Knight. Census arrangements    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1614 
660 23rd Apr. 1874 ..  C Extract from Report of Select Committee of House of Assembly, Newfoundland, respecting Labrador Steam Service  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1615 
661 19th July 1875 ..  N Minute respecting Appointment of Dr. Wm. Allen  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1615 
662 4th Sept. 1880 ..  N Memorandum on Disturbances respecting
Rights of Property likely to arise in Hamilton Inlet   . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .
 1616 
663 9th Sept. 1880 ..  N Colonial Secretary to Matthew Fortescue       . .  1617 
664 22nd Oct. 1880 ..  N Report of Staff Commander Boulton on Survey of Ungava Bay        . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1618 
665 1880 ..  N Reports of Schools on Labrador  . .    . .    . .    . .  1620 
666 20th May 1882 ..  N Newfoundland Act, 45 Vict., c. 8 (Regulating Sale of Intoxicating Liquor in Labrador)    . .    . .  1623 
667 1887 ..  N Extracts from Newfoundland Statutes
respecting education      . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .
 1625 
668 14th July 1891 ..  N Colonial Secretary to Mr. Robert Guy     . .    . .  1627 
669 1903 ..  N Public Service Act, 3 Ed. VII, c. 18    . .    . .    . .  1628 
670 1904 ..  N Public Service Act, 4 Ed. VII, c. 20    . .    . .    . .  1628 
671 26th Mar. 1907 ..  N Extract from an Act for granting to His Majesty certain sums of money, 7 Ed. VII, c. 30    . .    . .  1629 
672 29th Mar. 1911 ..  N An Act respecting the Esquimaux and Indians resident in Labrador (1 Geo. V, c. 4.) . .    . .    . .  1630 
673 16th Mar. 1926 ..  N Affidavit of W. F. Penny     . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1631 

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No.       Date.         Description of Document.Page.
 
674 18th Mar. 1926 ..  N Affidavit of Cluny Macpherson  . .    . .    . .    . .  1632 
675 18th Mar. 1926 ..  N Affidavit of John Grieve       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1632 
676 25th Mar. 1926 ..  N Affidavit of Frederick Colman Brien  . .    . .    . .  1632 
677 30th Mar. 1926 ..  N Affidavit of Sir Patrick Thomas McGrath, K.B.E.       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1632 
678 17th June 1926 ..  N Affidavit of E. G. Grant       . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1633 

J.—TIMBER CONCESSIONS.
679 15th Feb. 1890 ..  N Colonial Secretary to G. Mackinson  . .    . .    . .  1639 
680 11th Nov. 1897 ..  N Minute of Newfoundland Executive Council   . .  1640 
681 24th Jan. 1898 ..  N Minute of Newfoundland Executive Council   . .  1640 
682 7th May 1898-
17th July 1903
N Minutes of Newfoundland Executive Council  . .  1641 
683 19th June 1906 ..  N Memo. of Governor MacGregor to be attached to Minutes of Council   . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1647 
684 4th Mar. 1926 ..  N Affidavit of Ralph Parsons  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1647 

K.—VISITS TO LABRADOR BY GOVERNORS OF NEWFOUNDLAND.
685 11th Sept. 1765 ..  N Extracts from Governor Palliser's dispatch to Lord Halifax    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1648 
686 13th Sept. 1773 ..  N Dispatch from Governor Shuldham to Secretary of State     . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1648 
687 1810 ..  N Extract from Governor Duckworth's observations on his instructions        . .    . .    . .  1648 
688 27th July 1820 ..  N Memo re Governor Hamilton at Cape Charles Harbour    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1649 
689 30th Oct. 1833 ..  N Governor Cochrane to R. W. Hay, Esq.   . .    . .  1649 
690 17th June 1846
8th July 1846
N Extracts from the “Royal Gazette,”
St. John's, Newfoundland       . .    . .    . .    . .
 1650 
691 3rd Feb. 1857 ..  N Extract from Governor Darling's speech in opening the Newfoundland Legislature    . .    . .  1651 
692 31st Oct. 1867 ..  N Report of General Superintendent of Fisheries 1651 
693 30th Aug. 1879
10th Sept 1879
N Extract from “The Daily Ledger” (Steamer Notes)      . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1652 

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No.       Date.         Description of Document.Page.
 
L.—DOCUMENTS RELATING TO WOODY ISLAND.
694 Sept. 1841 ..  N Captain Wyville to Sir J. Harvey       . .    . .    . .  1653 
695 4th June 1863 ..  N Instructions from Governor Bannerman to James Winter   . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1653 
696 1864 ..  N Jurisdiction of Newfoundland copied from Governor Bannerman's Commission  . .    . .    . .  1653 
697 1864 ..  N Report of the Commissioner for the Protection of the Fisheries at Labrador        . .    . .    . .    . .  1654 
698 26th Oct. 1864 ..  N Report of the Collector of Revenue (J.
Bemister)  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .
 1655 
699 26th Oct. 1864 ..  N Report of the Collector of Revenue (J. Winter) 1655 
700 16th Mar. 1926 ..  N Affidavit of William Frederick Penny      . .    . .  1656 
701 19th Mar. 1926 ..  N Affidavit of Thomas Winter       . .    . .    . .    . .  1656 
702 17th June 1926 ..  N Affidavit of E. G. Grant      . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1656 
703 31st May 1926 ..  N Affidavit of John Butt  . .    . .    . .    . .    . .    . .  1657 



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