Halifax Comm. to Arbitrate Fishing Rights

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Summary

Baird attends the Halifax commission through October 21, at the request of the Secretary of State. The commission operates to arbitrate disputes over fishing rights in American and British North American waters. In comparison to the methodical and precise summaries of the Canadians, Baird realizes very little has been published on the subject of American fisheries, and with the cooperation of the State Department, Baird sees to it that the subject is pursued, with George Brown Goode in charge.

Subject

  • Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887
  • Goode, G. Brown (George Brown) 1851-1896
  • United States Fish Commission

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1878, p. 60-61

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Date

August 17, 1877

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