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OTTAWA:
PRINTED BY I. B. TAYLOR, 29, 31 AND 33, RIDEAU STREET.

1872.

us 6339.30

Harard College Library

Gift of
Clarence MacDonald Werner

July 24 ,1917

SCHEDULE OF CONTENTS.

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Message from the Governor General .....

No. 1. --Sir E. Thornton to Earl Granville, February 6th, 1871

Inclosure 1.-Sir E. Thornton to Mr. Fish, January 26th, 1871.

2.--Mr. Fish to Sir E. Thornton, January 30th, 1871....

3.-Sir E. Thornton to Mr. Fish, February 1st, 1871

4.--Mr. Fish to Sir E. Thornton, February 3rd, 1871.

2.-Earl Granville to Sir E. Thornton, February 23rd, 1871 ....

3.--Appointment of High Commissioners .

The Earl of Kimberley to Lord Lisgar, 16th February, 1871

374.-- The Earl of Kimberley to Lord Lisgar, 17th March, 1871

444.-The Secretary of State for the Colonies to the Governor-General, 17th June, 1871....

Instructions to Her Majesty's High Commissioners, between Feb. 27th and May 6th,

1871.,

1.-Earl Granville to Her Majesty's High Commissioners, February 9th, 1871

1.--The Fisheries

2...Free Navigation, St. Lawrence, Privilege of, and passing through Canadian

Canals .....

4.-The Manitoba Boundary.

5.-- The “Alabama,” “Shenandoah,” &c., claims

6.—The San Juan Water Boundary

7.- The Clairns of British Subjects..

8.--The claims of the people of Canada on account of the Fenian raids

9.-Revision of Rules of Maritime Neutrality

2.-Earl Granvillə to Her Majesty's High Commissioners, February 9th, 1871

3.- Karl Granville to the Lord High Commissioners, February 9th, 1871.

4.--1st Protocol of Conference between the High Commissioners, February 27th, 1871....

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March 4th, 1871

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March 6th, 1871

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May 3rd, 1871

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May 4th, 1871

Articles I to XI...

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do XVIII to XXV.

do XXVI to XXXIII..

do XXXIV to XLII.

37th Protocol of Conference between High Commissioners

Her Majesty's High Commissiohers to Earl Granville, May, 8th, 1871...

Inclosure, Treaty between Her Majesty and the United States of America

155.-Mr. Hammond to Under Secretary of State, May, 1871

150.--Sir E. Thornton to Earl Granville, May 12th, 1871.

Mr. Fish to Sir E. Thornton, May 8, 1871.

Sir E. Thornton to Mr. Fish, May 9th, 1871..

445.- The Secretary of State for the Colonies to the Governor General, 20th June, 1871....

149.– The Governor General to the Secretary of State for the Colonies, 15th August, 1871..

* 444.-Report of a Committee of the Privy Couneil, dated 28th July, 1871 ...

561.– The Secretary of State for the Colonies to the Governor General, 23rd November, 1871

13.- The Governor General to the Secretary of State for the Colonies, 22nd January, 1872.

Report of a Committee of the Honorable the Privy Council, 20th January, 1872 ....

58.- The Secretary of State for the Colonies to the Governor General, 18th March, 1872...

95.- Lord Lisgar to the Earl of Kimberley, April 15th, 1872

Report of a Committee of the Honorable the Privy Council, 15th April, 1872 .

Message, Despatches, and Correspondence in reference to the Fishery Clauses of the Treaty of

Washington ...

No. 28.-The Governor of Newfoundland to the Governor General, 20th March, 1871 .

Correspondence between Mr. Vail, of Halifax, and Mr. Bennett, of Newfoundland ;

Telegram for Mr. Vail, 18th February, 1871......

Telegram for Mr. Bennett, in reply, 21st February, 1871

Mr. Bennett to Mr. Vail, 2nd March, 1871

503.-The Secretary of State for the Colonies to the Governor General, 3rd September, 1871

55.--Governor Hill to the Earl of Kimberley, Newfoundiand, 14th July, 1871 .

Minute of Council......

38.- The Earl of Kimberley to Governor Hill, 3rd September, 1871

59.-Lieutenant Governor Robinson to Lord Kimberley, July 25th, 1871

Meeting of a Committee of the Executive Council of Prince Edward Island, 17th

July, 1871 ...

32.- The Earl of Kimberley, to Lieutenant Governor Robinson, 3rd September, 1871......

504.-- The Secretary of State for the Colonies to the Governor General, 5th September, 1871

Mr. Russell to the Under Secretary of State, Colonial Office, August 31st, 1871......

585. - The Secretary of State for the Colonies to the Governor General, 30th November, 1871

72.-Lieutenant Governor Robinson to the Earl of Kimberley, 30th September, 1871.

Mr. J. C. Hall, to Lieutendnt Governor Robinson, 26th September, 1871.

102.-Mr. Robinson, to Mr. Hall, 29th September, 1871....

48.-Lord Kimberley to Lieutenant Governor Robinson, 30th December, 1871....

[LISGAR.)
The Governor-General transmits, for the information of the SENATE and

the HOUSE OF COMMONS, certain Despatches and Minutes of the Privy
Council having reference to the Treaty of Washington.

GOVERNMENT HOUSE,

OTTAWA, April 18, 1872.

CORRESPONDENCE RESPECTING THE APPOINTMENT OF A JOINT

HIGH COMMISSION TO CONSIDER THE VARIOUS QUESTIONS
AFFECTING THE RELATIONS BETWEEN GREAT BRITAIN AND
THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

No. 1.

Sir E. Thornton to Earl Granville.-(Received February 19.) (Extract.)

WASHINGTON, February 6, 1871. I have the honor to inclose copies of a correspondence which has passed between Mr. Fish and myself relative to the appointment of a Joint High Commission to sit at Washington for the purpose of considering the questions which have lately arisen relative to the Canadian Fisheries, and any others which affect the relations of the United States towards Her Majesty's possessions in North America,—the so-called “ Alabama” claims, --and any other claims of British subjects or citizens of the United States arising out of acts committed during the late Civil War in this country.

Inclosure 1 in No. 1.

Sir E. Thornton to Mr. Fish.

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WASHINGTON, January 26, 1871. SIR,—In compliance with an instruction which I have received from Earl Granville, I have the honor to state tha: Her Majesty's Government deem it of importance to the good relations which they are ever anxious should subsist and be strengthened between the United States and Great Britain, that a friendly and complete understanding should be come to between the two Governments as to the extent of the rights which belong to the citizens of the United States and Her Majesty's subjects respectively, with reference to the fisheries on the coast of Her Majesty's Possessions in North America, and as to any other questions between them which affect the relations of the United States towards those Possessions.

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