Newfoundland. Return to an Address of The Honourable House of Commons to His Majesty, dated the 4th Instant;- for, Papers relating to the Island of Newfoundland

By: Great Britain - House of Commons

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(Great Britain – House of Commons). Newfoundland. Return to an Address of The Honourable House of Commons to His Majesty, dated the 4th Instant;- for,Papers relating to the Island of Newfoundland. (London) : Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be Printed, 25 February 1824. Pp [i]-iv,5-73,(1). Folio, stitched printed self wraps. A compilation of 42 papers on Newfoundland,dealing with the Income of the Governor of Newfoundland, Government Rents in Newfoundland, amount received as Customs in Newfoundland, total expensesof the Customs Establishment, annual Receipt and Expenditure of the Govern ment of Newfoundland, and of the Sheriff, total amount of Fees, Fines, Penalties, and Forfeitures, sums received by Justices of the Peace for Licences, Probates of Wills, and Letters of Administration, Droits of Admiralty, the Sixpence Duty, distribution of sums for the Sufferers of the Fire of 1816, names of all Public Officials, Navy Office, number and rate of British Ships of War, number of Naval Officers, etc. Of nautical interest : No. 32 – An Account of the Total Amount of the Droits of Admiralty received in Newfoundland for the last Twenty Years; distinguishing the produce of each, and from what, at what dates, and by whom the said Droits were received, and for what purpose applied (pp 50-53); No. 37 – A Return, as far as relates to the Navy Office, of the Names of all Public Officers, Civil and Military, in the Island of Newfoundland (p. 66); No. 38 – A Return of the Number and Rate of British Ships of War on the Station of Newfoundland, in the last Summer, and the Number and Rate of Ships of War now on the Station (p. 66); No. 39 – An Account of the Number of Naval Officers of each Rank who have been invalided on the Newfoundland Station, in each year since the Peace (p. 66); No. 40 – An Account of the Number of Naval Officers of each Rank promoted on the Station in the same period, and the Names and length of Services of those promoted (p. 67). Continuous paginated penned to top corner, else very good. 200.00

Title: Newfoundland. Return to an Address of The Honourable House of Commons to His Majesty, dated the 4th Instant;- for, Papers relating to the Island of Newfoundland

Author Name: Great Britain - House of Commons

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be Printed, London, 1824,:

Seller ID: 87492

Keywords: NEWFOUNDLAND CANADA CANADIAN DROITS ADMIRALTY BRITISH NAVY HISTORY GREAT BRITAIN PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS NAUTICAL NAVAL,