Fur Seal Arbitration Volume 4-5
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. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...of Salisbury to the accompanying copy of a telegram from Washington which appeared in the "Times" of the 23rd instant. As the Canadian sealing-vessels will shortly be proceeding to 236 the sealing-grounds in Behring's Sea, Lord Knutsford would be glad if Lord Salisbury would telegraph to Her Majesty's Charge d'Affaires at Washington to ascertain whether the statement in the telegram is correct. I am to Buggest also that Mr. Herbert should, at the same time, be instructed, if the statement is correct, to inform the United States Government that ller Majesty's Government cannot require the masters of British vessels, when fishing in Behring's Sea beyond the 3-mile limit, to recognize the laws of the United States. 1 am, &c. (Signed) John Bramston. Tnolosure in No. 180. The Alaska Fialteriea. Washington. March?J. President Harrison has issued a Proclamation, warning foreign fishing-vessels against entering the waters of Behring's Sea, within the dominion of the United Slates, for unlawful fishing for fur-hearing animals or salmon. No. 181. Foreign Office to Colonial Office. Foreign Office, March 30,1889. Sir: T have laid before the Marquis of Salisbury your letter of the 26th instant, calling attention to a telegram which appeared in the "Times" of the 23rd instant respecting the Proclamation by the President of the United States in regard to the seal fisheries in Behring's Sea, and suggesting that a representation should be made to the United States Government on the subject. His Lordship directs me to state, for Lord Knutsford's information, that it is proposed to defer any action in the matter until the receipt of the Act for the protection of salmon in Alaska, which is now on its way from W ashington. 1 am, ...
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