The Counter Case of the United States Before the Tribunal of Arbitration to Convene at Paris Under the Treaty Between the United States of America and Great Britain, Concluded February 29, 1892; Including Appendix

The Counter Case of the United States Before the Tribunal of Arbitration to Convene at Paris Under the Treaty Between the United States of America and Great Britain, Concluded February 29, 1892; Including Appendix

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...seal. Levi W. Myers, Consul of tlie United States. GENERAL STATISTICS. The statistics given below present the number of schooners of all nationalities chartered and fitted out in British Columbia for pelagic seal-hunting in the North Pacific Ocean and Bering Sea for the years 1881 to 1892, inclusive. The number of boats and canoes, number of crews including whites and Indians, and the catch of seal skins are also given for the above-mentioned period: 1881. Total number of schooners, 10--British, 9; American, 1. Number of boats, 12; canoes, 146." Total crews, 338--whites, 46; Indians, 292. ' This inclosure will be found with the "Matter relating to ownership of certain ealing vessels seized by the United States." post p. 301. Catch was between 13,000 and 14,000 skins. No authentic statistics as to catch, which was all made oft' the Pacific coast. 1882. Total number of schooners, 13--British, 12; American, 1. Number of boats, 15; canoes, 200. Total crews, 454--whites, 54; Indians, 400. Catch, 17,700. All coast catch. 1883. Total number of schooners, 10--British, 9; American, 1. Number ot boats, 12; canoes, 148. Total crews, 336--whites, 40; Indians, 298. Catch, 9,195. The small catch of this year is accounted for by a series of severe storms along the coast. 1884. Total number of schooners, 11; all British. Number of boats and canoes (not given). Total crews, 156--whites; Indians (not given). Catch estimated at 16,500. All on coast. 1885. Total number of schooners, 15; all British. Number of boats and canoes (not given). Total crews, 189--whites, 189; Indians (notgiven). Catch, lower and upper coast combiued, 26,270; Bering Sea catch, 1,200. Total, 27,470. 1886. Total number of schooners 20--British, 16; American 3; German 1....show more

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