The Newfoundland French treaties act, 1891
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Published by Eyre and Spottiswoode in London .
Written in English


  • Fishery law and legislation -- Great Britain.,
  • Fishery law and legislation -- Newfoundland and Labrador.,
  • Great Britain -- Commercial treaties.,
  • Grande-Bretagne -- Accords commerciaux.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesAct intituled "Act for the purpose of carrying into effect engagements with France respecting Fisheries in Newfoundland"
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Digital series = CIHM/ICMH collection numérisée -- no. 9_02034, Command papers / Great Britain. Parliament -- Cd. 6488.
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19490049M
ISBN 100659020343

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Full text of "French treaty rights in case stated by the people's delegates, Sir J.S. Winter P.J. Scott and A.B. Morine.." See other formats. Sir Baldwin Walker, commanding on the coast, landed a party of bluejackets in , and took the law into his own hands against Mr Baird, was sued for damages, and twice lost his case.1 There had existed an Imperial Act under Baldwin Walker might have been protected, but it had been repealed when self-government was granted to Newfoundland In the same year of a Newfoundland Act . French use of Newfoundland again changed in , when France entirely abandoned its rights to the Treaty Shore as part of the Anglo-French Entente, or entente cordiale. Under this agreement with England, France surrendered its territorial and fishing rights at Newfoundland in exchange for British territory in Africa. In addition, by article 13 of the treaty, France recognised that the island of Newfoundland was a British possession, though retaining the right to fish on a part of the coast which became known as the "French Shore." France surrendered the fort at Plaisance, and the French settlers moved to Cape Breton, renamed Île Royale.

Between and , the British Crown signed 56 land treaties with Aboriginal Peoples. Part of the protocol was to award a medal to the chiefs who signed certain treaties. The Expulsion of the Acadians, also known as the Great Upheaval, the Great Expulsion, and the Great Deportation (French: Le Grand Dérangement or Déportation des Acadiens), was the forced removal by the British of the Acadian people from the present-day Canadian Maritime provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and northern Maine — parts of an area historically known as. The relations between France and Germany, or Franco–German relations, form an integral part of the wider politics of Europe with both countries being founder and leading Member states of the European Union and its predecessor the European Communities since its inception in with the signing of the Treaty of Rome.. General relations between the two countries since , according to. Newfoundland. Despatch from the Secretary of State for the Colonies to the Governor of Newfoundland on the subject of the Reserved Bill of the Newfoundland Legislature, entitled "an act to regulate the exportation and sale of herring, caplin, squid, and other bait fishes." [electronic resource] Proquest LLC Cambridge [Eng.]

The New party’s rejection of the draft French Shore convention negotiated by Whiteway and the enforcement of the Bait Act of [see Thorburn] had ushered in an acute period of disputes over the Treaty Shore. The central issue now was whether the French – or any fishermen for that matter – had the right to take and can lobsters there. In April several dozen vessels from mainly Fortune Bay ran (i.e., broke through) the blockade of Newfoundland government vessels enforcing the Bait Act. Drawing by Charlie W. Wyllie, From Black and White, Vol. 3 No. 59, p. (19 March ). Under the Treaty of Versailles, France received revised fi shing rights in Newfoundland the Quebec Act. During the period of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars in Europe from to , Newfoundland’s population increased f persons in to a Newfoundland’s efforts by Colonial Secretary Robert. Newfoundland French or Newfoundland Peninsular French (French: français terre-neuvien), refers to the French spoken on the Port au Port Peninsula (part of the so-called “French Shore”) of francophones of the region can trace their origins to Continental French fishermen who settled in the late s and early s, rather than the Québécois.