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Correspondence Respecting the Behring Sea Seal Fisheries: 1886-1890
Great Britain Foreign Office
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Alaska Commercial Company Alfred Adams American Anna Beck August Bayard Behring's Sea Blaine British Columbia British schooner British vessels Canadian Captain catch claim coast Colonial Office Committee copy Corwin Court crew declaration despatch District dollars Dolphin Dominion fishing Foreign Office Foreign Office.—(Received fur-seal Governor-General of Canada herewith hunters Inclosure instant J. D. WARREN July jurisdiction killing letter Lord Knutsford Lord Salisbury Lordship Majesty's Government Marine and Fisheries Marquis of Salisbury Marquis of Salisbury.—(Received master mate miles Minister of Marine North Pacific Notary Public October Office to Foreign Onward Ottawa Ounalaska owners Pacific Ocean Pauncefote port Privy Council question reference reply Report Revenue cutter Richard Rush rookeries Russia schooner seal fisheries seal-skins sealers sealing-vessels seals in Behring's Secretary September Signed Sitka skins Stanley of Preston steam-schooner taken telegram Telegraphic Thornton Treaty ultimo United Victoria aforesaid voyage W. P. Sayward Washington waters of Behring's
Page 35 - Choukotski, to the meridian of one hundred and seventy-two west longitude; thence, from the intersection of that meridian, in a southwesterly direction, so as to pass midway between the island of Attou and the Copper island of the...
Page 349 - Straits on the parallel of sixty-five degrees thirty minutes north latitude, at its intersection by the meridian which passes midway between the islands of Krusenstern or Ignalook, and the island of Ratmanoff, or Noonarbook, and proceeds due north without limitation, into the same Frozen Ocean.
Page 90 - It is agreed, that, in any part of the Great Ocean, commonly called the Pacific Ocean or South Sea, the respective citizens or subjects of the high contracting powers shall be neither disturbed nor restrained either in navigation, or in fishing, or in the power of resorting to the coasts upon points which may not already have been occupied, for the purpose of trading with the natives, saving always the restrictions and conditions determined by the following articles.
Page 350 - States, by this convention, immediately upon the exchange of the ratifications thereof, all the territory and dominion now possessed by his said Majesty on the continent of America and in the adjacent islands, the same being contained within the geographical limits herein set forth, to wit...
Page 55 - ... or imprisoned not more than six months, or both, and all vessels, their tackle, apparel, furniture and cargo, found engaged in violation of this section .shall be forfeited...
Page 119 - ... the citizens of the United States shall not resort to any point where there is a Russian establishment without the permission of the Governor or commander; and that reciprocally, the subjects of Russia shall not resort without permission to any establishment of the United States upon the Northwest Coast.
Page 72 - ... exclusive original cognizance of all civil causes of admiralty and maritime jurisdiction, including all seizures under laws of impost, navigation or trade of the United States, where the seizures are made on waters which are navigable from the sea by vessels of ten or more tons burden, within their respective districts, as well as upon the high seas...
Page 237 - States to diligently cruise said waters and arrest all persons and seize all vessels found to be or to have been engaged in any violation of the laws of the United States therein.
Page 349 - The cession of territory and dominion herein made is hereby declared to be free and unencumbered by any reservations, privileges, franchises, grants, or possessions, by any associated companies, whether corporate or incorporate, Russian or any other, or by any parties, except merely private individual property holders ; and the cession hereby made, conveys all the rights, franchises, and privileges now belonging to Russia in the said territory or dominion, and appurtenances thereto.
Page 246 - Sea, and it shall be the duty of the President at a timely season in each year to issue his proclamation, and cause the same to be published for one month in at least one newspaper (if any such there be) published at each United States port of entry on the Pacific coast, warning all persons against entering such waters for the purpose of violating the provisions of said section...