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1895 Excerpt: ...sealing fleet from 1881 to 1892, inclusive. The
statistics contained therein have been gathered from Canadian
official and other authentic sources and are believed to be
correct: MORTGAGES ON SEIZED SCHOONERS. The mortgage record in the
custom-house at Victoria, B. C, shows that on Canadian sealing
vessels seized in Bering Sea by armed vessels of the United States
for alleged infraction of American sealing rights, the
following-mentioned mortgages are recorded: On the Thornton, in
1886, a mortgage of $4,000 and interest in favor of Joseph
Boscowitz. On the Anna Beck, in 1886, a mortgage of $6,000 and
interest in favor of Joseph Boscowitz. On 32 shares of the W. P.
Sayioard, in 1887, a mortgage of $2,500 in favor of Joseph
Boscowitz. On the Grace, in 1886, a mortgage of $6,000 and interest
in favor of Joseph Boscowitz. On the Dolphin, in 1886, a mortgage
of $6,000 and interest in favor of Joseph Boscowitz. On the
Carolena, in 1886, a mortgage of $1,000, no interest, in favor of
A. J. Bechtel. Joseph Boscowitz and A. J. Bechtel were in those
years citizens of the United States. Levi W. Myers, Consul. United
States Consulate, Victoria, British Columbia, November 23, 1S92.
COST OF SEALING BOAT AND OUTFIT. The following is the cost of a
sealing boat and outfit, new, Victoria prices: One sealing boat
$110.00 One sail with polo 4.00 Two pairs oars, at $2.25 per pair
4.50 Total 118.50 The boats are made usually of white pine. The
sail and pole are, as a rule, made aboard the schooners by the
boat's crews. Levi W. Myers, Consul. United States Consulate,
Victoria, British Columbia, November 22,1892. FIREARMS USED BY SEAL
HUNTERS. Both British and American firearms are used by seal
hunters. The principal British shotguns used are manufactured by W.
Richards, C. G. Bon...
|Country of origin:
Paris Tribunal of Arbitration
||246 x 189 x 9mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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