The Fisherman's Magazine and Review Volume 2

The Fisherman's Magazine and Review Volume 2

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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. 1865 edition. Excerpt: ...also that Mr. Miller had taken a lease for twenty-one years of the Duke of Beaufort's fisheries; and it was clear therefore that he had a larger stake in the Wye than anybody else. Mr. Miller, he might add, had left Ireland with the intention not only of making a living from the Wye, but, if he could, his fortune also. If gentlemen knew the position which Mr. Miller held in reference to the Association, he thought they would not be so ready to listen to every story that was told about the doings of himself and his men (hear, hear). For his own part, he (Sir Velters) thought the Association was exceedingly lucky in getting a man who had such a stake in the Wye to superintend their watchers, and protect the river; and it was because he felt that gentlemen did not know the position held by Mr. Miller, that he made these remarks (hear, hear). Mr. Miller said he was very much obliged to Sir Velters Cornewell for the remarks he had made. He felt that it was his duty to do the best he could for the preservation of the river; and in doing so, while he promoted the interests of the Association, he also promoted his own interests. He had now brought a third brother from Scotland to join him; and while again thanking the worthy President for his kind remarks, he would express a hope that the Association would never have cause to regret having appointed him to the duty of superintending the preservation of the Wye (hear, hear). A long and interesting discussion then ensued on the clauses of the New Fishery Bill, in which Mr. Hatehor, Mr. Walker, Mr. Miller, Admiral Devereux, the Rev. E. Butler, Mr. Symonds, Mr. Blisset, and the Chairman took part--the following being the result as summed up by the Chairman: --The points upon which we agree are--that...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 440g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236670426
  • 9781236670427