New Brunswick: With Notes for Emigrants : Comprehending the Early History, an Account of the Indians, Settlement, Topography, Statistics, Commerce, [etc.] : [illust.].

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Simmonds & Ward, 1847 - New Brunswick - 387 pages
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Page 60 - States may be prevented, it is hereby agreed and declared that the following shall be their boundaries, viz.: from the north-west angle of Nova Scotia, viz.: that angle which is formed by a line drawn due north from the source of the St. Croix river to the highlands; along the said highlands •which divide those rivers that empty themselves into the River St. Lawrence from those which fall into the Atlantic Ocean to the north-westernmost head of Connecticut river...
Page 273 - It is agreed that the people of the United States shall continue to enjoy unmolested the right to take fish of every kind on the Grand Bank and on all the other banks of Newfoundland; also in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, and at all other places in the sea where the inhabitants of both countries used at any time heretofore to fish.
Page 270 - Belleisle and thence northwardly indefinitely along the coast, without prejudice, however, to any of the exclusive rights of the Hudson Bay Company. And that the American fishermen shall also have liberty for ever, to dry and cure fish in any of the unsettled bays, harbours and creeks of the Southern part of the coast of Newfoundland hereabove described...
Page 268 - American fishermen shall have liberty to dry and cure fish in any of the unsettled bays, harbours and creeks of Nova Scotia, Magdalen Islands and Labrador, so long as the same shall remain unsettled...
Page 67 - River St. Lawrence from those which fall into the Sea ; and also along the North Coast of the Baye des Chaleurs, and the Coast of the Gulph of St. Lawrence to Cape Rosieres, and from thence crossing the Mouth of the River St.
Page 270 - Islands, on the Western and Northern Coast of Newfoundland, from the said Cape Ray to the Quirpon Islands...
Page 72 - Smooth to the shelving brink a copious flood Rolls fair and placid; where collected all, In one impetuous torrent, down the steep It thundering shoots, and shakes the country round.
Page 276 - I have to acquaint your lordship that after mature deliberation, her Majesty's government deem it advisable, for the interests of both countries, to relax the strict rule of exclusion over the fishing-vessels of the United States entering the bays of the sea on the British North American coasts.
Page 64 - While pursuing my researches among the voluminous papers relating to the American Revolution in the Archives des Affaires Etrangeres in Paris, I found in one of the bound volumes an original letter from Dr. Franklin to Count de Vergennes, of which the following is an exact transcript : — "
Page 64 - SIR ; I have the honor of returning herewith the map your Excellency sent me yesterday. I have marked with a strong red line, according to your desire, the limits of the United States, as settled in the preliminaries between the British and American plenipotentiaries.

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