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Page 642 - and creeks in Nova Scotia, Magdalen islands, and Labrador, so long as the same shall remain unsettled; but so soon as the same, or either of them, shall be settled, it shall not be lawful for the said fishermen to dry or cure fish at such settlement, without a previous agreement
Page 643 - coast." We have, by this agreement, the liberty to dry and cure fish in any of the unsettled bays, &c.; and when settled, with the grant of the proprietors of the ground. Some of our vessels have attempted to carry on the fishery as they had been in the habit of doing;
Page 402 - upon the subject of railroad management, could not fail to exert the most beneficial influence, by making public whatever is valuable in the experience of each company. The average cost of the roads of the States of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Maryland is not far from
Page 642 - of his Britannic Majesty's dominions in America; and that the American fishermen shall have liberty to dry and cure fish in any of the unsettled bays, harbors, and creeks in
Page 643 - States renounced any liberty before enjoyed or claimed by them, or their inhabitants, to take, dry, or cure fish, on or within three marine miles of any of the coasts, bays, creeks, or harbors of any of the British dominions of America not included within that part of the southern coast of Newfoundland extending from Cape Kay to the Rameau islands; on the western and northern coast of Newfoundland, from
Page 717 - The principle of private property has never yet had a fair trial in any country but this, and in no country where such conclusive proofs are furnished that the
Page 393 - of freight and character of the roads. Upon the average of such ways, the cost of transportation is not far from 15 cents per ton per mile, which may be considered as a sufficiently correct estimate for the whole country. Estimating at the same time the
Page 546 - of America, and all along the borders of the mighty Mississippi, from the Falls of St. Anthony to the Gulf of Mexico. Without the use of arms the French people conquered the savages of this continent; the cross of
Page 42 - Letter of Spanish minister to acting Secretary of State, dated August 29, 1851 ." Letter of acting Secretary of State to the Spanish minister, dated August 30, 1851..". Same to United States attorney at New Orleans, dated September 1, 1851 Letter of Spanish minister to acting Secretary of State, dated September 6,
Page 586 - From the sea, Newfoundland has a wild and sterile appearance, which is anything but inviting. Its general character is that of a rugged, and, for the most part, a barren country. Hills and valleys continually succeed each other, the former never rising into mountains, and the latter rarely expanding into plains.