Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC3/3/1-9
TitlePapers relating to American fishery disputes prior to the beginning of the Washington Fishery Conference
Extent25 items
Datec 1886-[late 19th century]
DescriptionMemoranda, transcripts of official publications and communications from Board of Trade, Foreign Office and various associated officials relating to history of American/Canadian fishery treaties, American/Canadian fishery exports and duties, and the practice of 'crimping' [poaching of seamen] in North American waters
Including /1 Memorandum relating to payment of tariffs by America for fish caught in Canadian waters, nd [circa 1887]; /7 Memorandum providing statistical information relating to Canadian fisheries exports to America for 1884-1886, nd [circa 1887]; /8 Memorandum by Henry Cadogan Rothery [Wreck Commissioner] entitled 'The North American Fisheries Question' relating to his involvement in the composition of the fisheries treaties of 1873 and 1877, and general discussion of the subject, 1887; /9 Memorandum from Walter ?J. Howell [Board ofTrade] relating to enclosure of copies of official communications between Thomas Gray [Marine Department, Board of Trade], Charles Mason [acting Her Britannic Majesty's Consul, Oregon], T. V. Lister [Foreign Office], Denis Donohoe [Her Britannic Majesty's Consul, San Francisco], John B. Alexander [Her Britannic Majesty's Consul, Oregon], C. White Mortimer [Her Britannic Majesty's Consul, Wilmington and Los Angeles] and James Laidlow [Her Britannic Majesty's Consul, Oregon] relating to poaching by American vessels of British seamen, 1887
Access StatusOpen
Physical DescriptionIn addition, /9 contains a /1-16 subdivision


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