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IV. CONVENTION BETWEEN GREAT BRITAIN AND RUSSIA-Continued. Diplomatic Correspondence Relating to the Negotiation of the Convention of 1825-Continued.

Mr. G. Canning to Mr. S. Canning...

Draft Convention with Russia, embodying Mr. Canning's final
instructions to Stratford Canning, inclosed in Mr. George Can-
ning's letter of December 8, 1824..

Mr. Ward to Mr. G. Canning..

Contre-projet submitted by Stratford Canning....

S. Canning's Contre-projet, as altered and corrected by Matusevich...

Count Nesselrode to Mr. Ward..
Count Lieven to Count Nesselrode..

Mr. Addington to Mr. G. Canning

Jan. 29, 1825....
Text of Convention between Russia and the United States dated Apr. 5 (17), 1824..........
Mr. S. Canning to Mr. G. Canning.

Feb. 1 (13), 1825....
Feb. 1 (13), 1825....

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Dec. 3 (15), 1824....
Nov. 24 (Dec. 6), 1824....

Mr. G. Canning to Mr. S. Canning......
Mr. S. Canning to Mr. G. Canning..
Count Nesselrode to Count Lieven

Count Nesselrode to Count Lieven..

Mr. G. Canning to Mr. S. Canning (Extract).

Mr. S. Canning to Mr. G. Canning

Count Lieven to Count Nesselrode.

V. CONVENTION FOR THE CESSION OF THE RUSSIAN POSSESSIONS IN NORTH
AMERICA TO THE UNITED STATES...

VI. EXTRACTS FROM NARRATIVE OF VANCOUVER'S VOYAGES..

VII. AGREEMENTS BETWEEN THE HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY AND THE RUSSIAN
AMERICAN COMPANY
Jan. 25 (Feb. 6), 1839, and Mar. 22 (Apr. 3), 1849....
VIII. CORRESPONDENCE WITH REFERENCE TO THE STOPPAGE BY THE RUSSIAN
AUTHORITIES OF THE HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY'S EXPEDITION AT THE
ENTRANCE TO THE STIKINE RIVER IN MAY, 1834.

Mr. J. H. Pelly to Viscount Palmerston
Mr. W. Fox Strangways to Mr. J. H. Pelly
Mr. J. Backhouse to Mr. J. H. Pelly.

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Dec.

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8, 1824....

Mar. 15, 1825..
Feb. 17 (Mar. 1), 1825..
Feb. 20 (Mar. 3), 1825..
Mar. 13, 1825........
Apr, 2, 1825...
Apr. 3 (15), 1825...
May 8 (20), 1825....

Mar. 30, 1867........

Mr. J. H. Pelly to Viscount Palmerston
Mr. J. Backhouse to Mr. J. H. Pelly

Mr. J. H. Pelly to Viscount Palmerston

IX. EXTRACT FROM GRANT TO HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY OF EXCLUSIVE
TRADING PRIVILEGES IN THE NORTH-WEST TERRITORY

X. CORRESPOndence, RepoRTS, AND OTHER DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE
ALASKA BOUNDARY QUESTION, 1872 TO 1902.

The Clerk of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia to the
Lieutenant-Governor, forwarding memorial of the Legislature
of British Columbia, calling attention to the necessity for the
delimitation of the boundary line between the Province and the
adjoining territory of Alaska..

The Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia to the Secretary of
State for the Provinces, transmitting above memorial
The Under-Secretary of State for the Provinces to the Lieutenant-
Governor of British Columbia, acknowledging receipt of above
memorial

Oct. 24, 1835....
Nov. 13, 1835...
Jan. 6, 1836...
Jan. 14, 1836..
Jan. 28, 1836.
Feb. 4, 1836....

May 30, 1838....

Mar. 12, 1872....

July 11, 1872....

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Report of a Committee of the Honourable the Privy Council, ap-
proved of by His Excellency the Governor-General in Council,
on September 20, 1872, advising the transmission of above memo-
rial to the Secretary of State for the Colonies......

The Earl of Dufferin to the Earl of Kimberley, transmitting above
Minute of Council

The Under-Secretary of State for the Provinces, transmitting the
Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia copy of above Minute
of Council

Sir E. Thornton to Earl Granville
President Grant's reference to the Alaska Boundary Question in his

Annual Message to Congress....

Dec. 2,1872....
Mr. Hammond to the Under-Secretary of State, Colonial Office.... Dec. 12, 1872...
Sir E. Thornton to Earl Granville
Nov. 25, 1872..
The Secretary of State for the Colonies to the Governor-General of
Canada

Jan. 18, 1873.... 166

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X. CORRESPONDENCE, REPORTS, AND OTHER DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE
ALASKA BOUNDARY QUESTION, 1872 to 1902-Continued.

Sir E. Thornton to Earl Granville

Draft Bill introduced into the United States House of Representa-
tives authorizing the Survey and marking of the boundary be-
tween British Columbia and Alaska..

The Earl of Dufferin to the Earl of Kimberley, inclosing Minute of
the Canadian Privy Council accepting the proposal of H. M. Gov-
ernment that Canada should bear a share of the British expend-
iture to be incurred in determining and marking out the bound-
ary between British Columbia and Alaska
The Secretary of State for the Colonies to the Governor-General of
Canada

.... Jan. 30, 1873....

Lord Tenterden to the Under-Secretary, Colonial Office....
The Earl of Dufferin to Sir E. Thornton, transmitting copy Minute
Canadian Privy Council, re alleged interruption to the free navi-
gation of the Stikine River

Mar. 12, 1873....
Extract from a despatch from Sir E. Thornton to Earl Granville... Feb. 15, 1873....
The Secretary of State for the Colonies to the Governor-General of
Canada

The Earl of Dufferin to Sir E. Thornton, transmitting further Min

ute of his Privy Council re above subject..

Sir E. Thornton to the Earl of Dufferin..

Sir E. Thornton to the Hon. J. C. Bancroft Davis

Mr. Wm. A. Richardson to the Hon. Hamilton Fish..

Mr. Wm. A. Richardson to the Collector of Customs, Sitka..
The Earl of Dufferin to Sir E. Thornton

The Acting Minister of Customs the Earl of Dufferin

The Secretary of State of Canada to Captain D. R. Cameron .......
Captain D. R. Cameron to the Secretary of State of Canada.. ...
Sir E. Thornton to the Earl of Dufferin..

Mr. Fish to Sir E. Thornton.....

Mr. William A. Richardson to Mr. Fish..

Mr. R. G. W. Herbert to the Officer administering the Government
of Canada.....

Lord Tenterden to the Under Secretary, Colonial Office
Extract of a letter from James A. Graham, Esq., to the Secretary
of the Hudson's Bay Company

Sir E. Thornton to the Earl of Dufferin.

Mr. Fish to Sir E. Thornton.....

The Earl of Dufferin to the Earl of Kimberley

Report by J. S. Dennis, Surveyor-General of Canada to the Minis-
ter of the Interior...

The Earl of Carnarvon to the Earl of Dufferin

Sir E. Thornton to the Earl of Derby...

Report by Major D. R. Cameron as to the cost and time required
for the determination of the boundary line between British
Columbia and Alaska....

The Earl of Carnarvon to the Earl of Dufferin

Dec. 23, 1872.... 166

Dec. 17, 1872....

Sir E. Thornton to the Earl of Derby.

The Earl of Dufferin to the Earl of Carnarvon, transmitting a re-
port of the Canadian Privy Council on the subject of occupation
by British subjects of territory near the Stikine River

The Secretary of State of Canada to the Lieutenant-Governor of
British Columbia

Extract from letter of Mr. Justice Gray re transport of criminals

from Cassiar through disputed territory.

Sir E. Thornton to the Earl of Dufferin.......

Mar. 19, 1873....
Mar. 12, 1873....

July 22, 1873....

Sept. 25, 1873....
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1, 1873....
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Nov. 13, 1876....

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Nov. 6, 1876....

Mr. Fish to Sir E. Thornton respecting the case of Peter Martin... Nov. 2,1876....
The Earl of Dufferin to Sir E. Thornton...
Nov. 10, 1876....

The Secretary of State of Canada to the Lieutenant-Governor of
British Columbia.

The Earl of Dufferin to Sir E. Thornton

The Earl of Dufferin to the Earl of Carnarvon, transmitting Min-
ute Canadian Privy Council re protection of rights of British
settlers in vicinity of Stikine River..........
Mr. Justice Gray to the Hon. Alexander Mackenzie, re question
of boundary line between British Columbia and Alaska......... Oct. 16, 1876....

Nov. 25, 1876....

Nov. 15, 1876....
Nov. 25, 1876....

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X. CORRESPONDENCE, REPORTS, AND OTHER DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE
ALASKA BOUNDARY QUESTION, 1872 TO 1902-Continued.

The Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia to the Secretary of
State of Canada......

The Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia to the Secretary of
State of Canada..................

Sir E. Thornton to the Earl of Dufferin.

Mr. Fish to Sir E. Thornton

Mr. Lovell to Captain Jocelyn....

The Secretary of State of Canada to the Lieutenant-Governor of
British Columbia

The Under-Secretary of State of Canada to the Governor-General's

Secretary.

The Earl of Carnarvon to the Earl of Dufferin

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Colonial Office to the Foreign Office.....

The Foreign Office to the Colonial Office..

The Earl of Dufferin to Sir E. Thornton transmitting Minute
Canadian Privy Council on subject of Conventional Boundary
near Sitka (sic), Jan. 6, 1877

Sir E. Thornton to the Earl of Dufferin...............

Mr. Fish to Sir E. Thornton....

The Earl of Dufferin to Sir E. Thornton

The Secretary of State of Canada to the Lieutenant-Governor of
British Columbia.............

The Secretary of State of Canada to Mr. Justice Crease...

The Earl of Dufferin to the Earl of Carnarvon, transmitting Minute
Canadian Privy Council suggesting inquiry as to point on the
Stikine River intersected by boundary line

The Earl of Dufferin to Sir E. Thornton

Sir E. Thornton to the Earl of Dufferin...

The Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia to the Secretary of
State of Canada, transmitting Minute of his Executive Council
on subject of right of conveyance of criminals via the Stikine
River.....

The Earl of Carnarvon to the Earl of Dufferin.

Sir E. Thornton to Mr. Fish...

The Earl of Dufferin to the Earl of Carnarvon, transmitting Report

Canadian Privy Council upon case of Peter Martin

First report of the Minister of Justice of Canada on case of Peter
Martin...

Report of Surveyor-General of Canada as to the locality where the
international boundary line intersects the Stikine River

The Earl of Carnarvon to the Earl of Dufferin..

Sir E. Thornton to the Earl of Derby

Sir E. Thornton to Mr. Fish...

The Earl of Dufferin to the Earl of Carnarvon
Memorandum from the Minister of Justice of Canada upon case of
Peter Martin................

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Dec.

The Under Secretary of State of Canada to the Governor-General's
Secretary

The Earl of Carnarvon to the Earl of Dufferin

Sir E. Thornton to the Earl of Derby

Mr. Fish to Sir E. Thornton....

The Earl of Dufferin to the Earl of Carnarvon......
The Earl of Dufferin to Sir E. Thornton, transmitting copy Minute
of the Canadian Privy Council, touching the question of the
alleged conventional boundary between British Columbia and
Canada

Dec.

Dec.

Jan. 24, 1877....
The Secretary of State of Canada to Mr. Justice Crease (Telegram). Jan. 24, 1877....
The Secretary of State of Canada to the Lieutenant-Governor of
British Columbia......

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Dec. 30, 1876....

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Jan. 31, 1877.
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Mar. 10, 1877....
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Feb. 6, 1877..
Feb. 20, 1877.
Mar. 21, 1877....

Mar. 24, 1877....

Further report from the Minister of Justice of Canada upon the
case of Peter Martin..

Mar. 20, 1877....
From the Earl of Carnarvon to the Governor-General of Canada... Mar. 21, 1877..
From the Earl of Carnarvon to the Earl of Dufferin .
Mar. 31, 1877....
Further report from the Minister of Justice on the case of Peter

Martin

Mar. 28, 1877....

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X. CORRESPONDENCE, REPORTS, AND OTHER DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE
ALASKA BOUNDARY QUESTION, 1872 TO 1902-Continued.

The Earl of Carnarvon to the Earl of Dufferin....

Apr. 23, 1877....

Extract from a despatch of Sir E. Thornton to the Earl of Derby... Mar. 26, 1877....
Instructions of Surveyor-General of Canada to Joseph Hunter,

C. E., to proceed to the Stikine River for the purpose of making
a survey and reconnaissance of the country embracing the coast
range of mountains in the immediate vicinity
Further letter of instructions to Joseph Hunter, directing him to
ascertain and mark on map place where Peter Martin committed
his assault

Mar.
Report of Joseph Hunter respecting his survey of the Stikine River. June,
Report of Joseph Hunter as to place where assault by Peter Martin
was committed

The Earl of Carnarvon to the Earl of Dufferin..

The Deputy Governor of Canada to Her Majesty's Chargé d'Affaires
at Washington, transmitting Minute Canadian Privy Council
setting forth that Canadian Government intend to set Peter
Martin at liberty.

Further report from the Minister of Justice of Canada, recommend-
ing that Peter Martin be set at liberty

The Deputy Governor of Canada to the Earl of Carnarvon.

The Earl of Carnarvon to the Earl of Dufferin...........

The Hon. F. R. Plunkett to the Hon. W. B. Richards

Mr. Evarts to Mr. Plunkett..

Mr. Plunkett to the Deputy-Governor of Canada..

Mr. Plunkett to Mr. Evarts

Sir M. E. Hicks-Beach to the Earl of Dufferin
The Foreign Office to the Colonial Office.
Sir E. Thornton to the Earl of Derby...
The Foreign Office to the Colonial Office.
Sir E. Thornton to the Earl of Derby
Mr. Evarts to Sir E. Thornton..

The Colonial Office to the Foreign Office
Sir E. Thornton to the Earl of Dufferin..

Mr. Evarts to Sir E. Thornton ...

The Earl of Dufferin to Sir M. E. Hicks-Beach

Sir M. E. Hicks-Beach to the Earl of Dufferin .

Sir E. Thornton to the Earl of Derby..

Mr. Evarts to Sir E. Thornton

Mar. 3, 1877....

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Mr. Plunkett to the Deputy-Governor of Canada.
Mr. Evarts to Mr. Plunkett...

The Earl of Carnarvon to the Earl of Dufferin

Hon. Mr. Plunkett to the Earl of Derby

The Earl of Dufferin to the Earl of Carnarvon, transmitting copy
Minute Canadian Privy Council setting forth that the Dominion
Government do not regard as pressing the necessity of settling
any points of the boundary except in the vicinity of Stikine River. Dec. 6, 1877....
The Earl of Dufferin to Sir E. Thornton
Dec. 7, 1877...
Dec. 13, 1877....

Sir E. Thornton to the Earl of Dufferin..

The Earl of Dufferin to Sir E. Thornton, transmitting copy Minute
Canadian Privy Council dealing with Mr. Seward's suggestion
that the Dominion Government and the Government of the
United States should agree severally to send an engineer to de-
termine provisionally boundary upon the Stikine River.......
The Earl of Dufferin to the Earl of Carnarvon

Sir E. Thornton to the Earl of Dufferin...

Sir E. Thornton to Mr. Evarts

Mr. Evarts to Sir E. Thornton

The Earl of Dufferin to Sir E. Thornton, transmitting Minute Can-
adian Privy Council expressing assent of his Government to the
understanding that the provisional arrangement in regard to
boundary shall not be held to affect treaty rights..

The Earl of Dufferin to Sir M. E. Hicks-Beach

Mr. W. H. Dall to Dr. G. M. Dawson, suggesting renewal of nego-
tiations

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X. CORRESPONDENCE, REPORTS, AND OTHER DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE
ALASKA BOUNDARY QUESTION, 1872 TO 1902-Continued.

Mr. Bayard to Mr. Phelps, reviews question of the Alaska Bound-
ary with a view to the appointment of an International Commis-
sion at the earliest practicable day to fix upon a Conventional
Boundary Line

Mr. Phelps to Lord Salisbury, communicates foregoing proposal to
H. M. Government

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The Earl of Iddesleigh to Mr. Phelps, disavowing recognition of
the correctness of certain maps..

The Foreign Office to the Colonial Office......................

The Colonial Office to the Foreign Office....

The Marquis of Salisbury to Sir L. West, calling attention to Lieut.
Schwatka's report

Sir L. West to the Marquis of Salisbury..

Sir L. West to Mr. Bayard, transmitting Memorandum calling at-
tention to Lieut. Schwatka's report

Mr. Dall to Mr. Moore

Dr. Dawson to Sir C. Tupper..

Dr, Dawson to Sir C. Tupper....

The Colonial Office to the Foreign Office, transmitting copy protest
Canadian Government against rumored intentions of United
States authorities to construct a trail from Lynn Canal by way
of the White Pass

The Marquis of Ripon to Lord Stanley of Preston

The Earl of Rosebery to Mr. W. F. King, empowering him to act
under Convention of 1892.

Mr. T. C. Mendenhall to Mr. W. F. King, inclosing instructions to
chiefs of parties......

Mr. T. C. Mendenhall to Mr. O. H. Tittmann

Mr. T. C. Mendenhall to Mr. John E. McGrath..

Mr. T. C. Mendenhall to Mr. E. F. Dickins..

Mr. T. C. Mendenhall to Mr. Homer P. Ritter..
Mr. W. W. Duffield to Mr. W. F. King..................

Minute Canadian Privy Council, approving appointment of Mr.
W. W. Duffield as a Commissioner under Convention of 22nd Feb-
ruary, 1892, in the place of Mr. T. C. Mendenhall..

The Viscount Gough to Lord Aberdeen...

Mr. Olney to the Viscount Gough..
Report of Messrs..Duffield and King..
Convention between Great Britain and the United States providing
for the demarcation of the 141st meridian.......

S. Doc. 162, 58–2, vol 3

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Sept. 14, 1887....
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Feb. 11, 1888....

Sir C. Tupper to the Colonial Office..

Mr. Burgess to Sir J. Macdonald..

Memorandum on region about head of Lynn Canal.

The Marquis of Salisbury to Sir L. West

The Foreign Office to the Colonial Office

Sir L. West to the Marquis of Salisbury.....

Sir L. West to Mr. Bayard.....

Mr. Bayard to Sir L. West....

Sir L. West to the Marquis of Salisbury.

Mr. Bayard to Sir L. West..

Letter addressed by the Superintendent of the United States Coast
and Geodetic Survey to the Minister of the Interior of Canada... Dec. 14, 1888....
Sir J. Pauncefote to Mr. Blaine, conveying memorandum from
Dominion Government that boundary in region of Portland
Canal can only be settled by an International Commission
Convention between Great Britain and the United States respecting
the boundary between the two countries (Alaska and Passama-
quoddy Bay). Signed at Washington 22 July, 1892.....
Convention between Great Britain and the United States, extend-
ing the term provided in the Convention of July 22, 1892, for the
survey of the Alaska Boundary line. Signed at Washington
February 3rd, 1894

Mr. Herbert to Lord Stanley of Preston.....

Hon. John W. Foster to Hon. Michael H. Herbert..

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