Special Report Volume 34

Special Report Volume 34

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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. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ...and 974 pigs with swine-fever. In lS7i the imports from the United States were 63,450 cattle, 43,940 sheep, and 16,321 swine. CORRESPONDENCE CONNECTED WITH THE DETECTION OF PLEUROPNEUMONIA AMONG CATTLE LANDED IN GREAT BRITAIN FROM THE UNITED S TATES OF AMERICA. No. 1. Telegram from the Marquis of Salisbury to JJer Majesty's minister at TTaaJiinglon, 30//i January, 1279. Pleuro-pneumouia having been detected in a cargo of cattle 011 board tho ship Ontario, from Portland, Her Majesty's Government i consequently considering whether it can retain the United States under the exemption of Fait IV of tho lil'Ui schedule of the act of 1S78. No. 2. Letter from Sir E. Thornlom to the Marquis of Salisbury. Washington-, F&ruary 3,1879. My Lono: On tlic receipt of your lordship's telegram of the 30th ultimo, iuforiuini me that pleuro-pneumonia had been detected in a cargo of cattle on board Ok sliiji Ontario, from Portland, and that, Her Majesty's Government was consequently considering whether it could retain the United States under the exemption of Pail IV of the fifth schedule of the act. of lS?d, 1 called upon Mr. Evarts and communicated to him the contents of your telegram. He had also received one to the same effect from the United States minister in London. He said that the information had taken him by surprise, and that he had not yet made complete inquiries ujion the subject. With regar1 to the cases of pleuro-pneumonia which had been discovered on board the Ontario, he thought it very probable that the animals had contracted the disease during the voyage, and that it had been caused by bad ventilation and exposure to rough weather. He believed that there wero some cases of it In different parts of the United States, but that a few always...show more

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  • Paperback | 226 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 413g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236808169
  • 9781236808165