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FIRST SESSION OF THE EOURTH PARLIAMENT

OF THE

DOMINION OF CANADA

SESSION 1879.

VOLUME XII.

M.icLean Roger & Co., Parliamentary and Departmental Printers, Ottawa, Ont.

42 Victoria

List of Sessional Papers.

A 1879

LIST OF SESSIONAL PAPERS.

VOLUME XII.— SESSION 1879.

AKKANGED ALPHABETICALLY.

Accounts, Public

Active Militia

Agricultural Report

Alaska Boundary

.A met Island Breakwater.

Banks

Baptisms, Marriages, &c

Bar Iron, N.S. and N.B ,

Beauharnois Canal

Bernatchez, Nazairc ,

Berthier Wharf

Bonded Warehouses

Bonds and Secirities .....

British Columbia, Graving Dock..,

elo Imports,

do Indian Reserve.

do Penitentiary... .,

Campbell, W D

Canada Central Railway Extension

Canada Gazette

Canada Pacific Railway

Canadian Vessels, Lake Michigan

Canals, U.S., free navigation

do and Pacific Railway Expenditure

do Welland & St. Lawrence, oak supply.

Capes, Tormentine and Traverse

Cardinal, Regis ,

Caron, Clovis, Fishery Overseer

Carillon, Dam and Locks

Cascumpec Harbor

Cattle Trade

Centennial Exhibition, Philadelphia

Chenal, DuMoine, Piers.

Clark, W. R, Esq

Collingwood Harbor

Columbia, Fisheries

Common Pleas, Court of. Ont

Cornwall Canal, Hydraulic Leases

Cox, Mr :

Cow Bay Breakwater

Customs and Sxcise Duties

Custom Duties on Salt, <kc

Custom House, Montreal

Deschamps, Antoine

Dominion Railwav Employes

Drawback, Canadian Goods

Drummondville, Wendover & Simpson, Mails.. Dusseault, J. B

Ella G. McLean, Schooner... Engineers Licensed, Canada.

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110 51 61

141 21 78

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Esquimau Graving Dock 46

Estimates, Public Service .. 1

Pees paid Counsel. 176

Fisher> Award 73

Forsyth, W. F 180

Fort Frances Lock .... 194

Eraser River Salmon Hatchery, B.C 41

General Election, Votes polled 88

Glendon, JSteamer. 191

Governor General's Commission 14

Grants of Land 184

Green or Adam's Island 128

Grosse Isle, Public Works 112

Hamilton, City of, Appointments 117

Hillsburg Post Office 38

House of Commons, Appointments in 17

Imports and Exports 23

do by Provinces 77

Indian Agents, Manitoba 148

Indians Enfranchised 130

Indian Land Claims 127

Indians, Vaccination of. 114

Inland Revenue Report 6

do and Customs, Toronto 159

Insurance Statements 11

Intercolonial Railway 42

do Freight Rates 113

Interior Report 7

Iron Rails 169

Joint Stock Companies (Roads) 26

Jordan Bay Breakwater 56

Kaministiquia River, Dredging of 186

do Prince Arthur's Landing. 122

Ketchum, Mr., Correspondence 96

do Inspector's Report 97

Kincardine Harbor Works 196

Lachine Canal Employes 55

Lady Head, Steamer 123

L'Assomption River Deepening 106

do Bridge 12ft

Langelier, Chas 107

Layton, Richard 87

Lesiteur, Mr 179

Letter, Private, Post Office Department 92

Let.lHer, Tbe Hon. Luc 19

Leve?que, S. ... 183

Library of Parliament 10

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Lighthouses, Piver St. Lawrence, Oils.. 162

Loan, Recent, London. 29

Longhead, Samuel 149

Mackerel Seining 49

Manitoba 44

Marine and Fisheries Report 3

Maritime Court. Ontario 172

Mason, William 145

Matane and River Blanche 198

McOlary, Peter 70

Mercantile Marine, Canada 100

Merrier, P. A., & E. H 47

Militia Report 5

do Active ...68&90

Miraraichi, Marine Hospital 146

Mitchell & Co., Supplies 156

Munimagny Basin 36

Morpeih Harbor 83

Mounted Police, North- West 188

National Investment Co 67

Navigation School, Quebec 69

New Krunswick Claims 98

Northern Light, Steamboat... 160

North River and St. Andrews Ill

North-West Mounted Police 188

do Territories, Ordinances 86

Office, Dismissals from 71

Qffieial Assignees, Quebec 116

Official Debates 18

Old Bic Harbor lo5

Pacific Railway 43

Paiteson, Mr 37

Peck, Thomas 199

Penitentiaries Report 27

Penitentiary, St. John 79

Pictou and Truro Railway 174

Pilots' Fund 137

Postmaster-General's Report 4

Postmaster, Toronto 177

Presqu' isle Bav Lighthouse 140

do Peninsula Free Grant 147

Prince Arthur's Landing and Kaministiquia. 122

do do Harbor 197

Pnnee Edward Island, Civil Service 108

Pnttie, K. W 95

Public Accounts 1

Public Service of Canada 189

Public Works, Report 8

do Tenders 164

Public Property, Transfer of 119

Purdy, Capt 50

Quartz Mining Machinery, B.C 85

Quebec, Repairing Wall 170

Railway Statistics of Canada 187

Receipts and Expenditure 25

Richard, Mr 139

Rirteau Canal, Damages

Rimouski, Harbor of Refuge '. '

himouski Wharf

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River St. Lawrence Harbors

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Riv^r St. John, N.B., Bridges

Robertson, William

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Ross et al, Quebec

Royal Instructions.

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Ryland, Mr

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Salmon Hatchery, B.C 41

Sarah R. Bryant, Steam Tug 124

Shu gee n River Lighthouse 138

Sault St. Marie Railway 163

Secretary of State, Report 52

Selkirk/Electoral District of 185

Simpson, George B., and Sherwood, W. H 136

Special Warrants 16

Spirits and Tobacco 120

Souris, Wharf at ., 33

Statutes of Canada 20

Statute Labor 65

St^am Navigation Company, P.E.I 94

St. Fabien Post Office, Change in 178

do do Contract, Mails 182

St. John and St. Francis Rivers, Bridging,.. 66

St. Vincent de Paul Penitentiary 103

Superannuation, Civil Service 22

Supreme Court and Court of Exchequer 81

Talbot, Achille 150

Tariff Despatch 155

Taschereau, Thos ... 80

Tea, Sugar, &c 54

Tenders, Public Works 164

Tidal Harbor, Quebec 101

Tins, Duty on : 84

Tobacco, Canadian.. 39

Trade and Navigation Returns 2

Unforeseen Expenses 15

Vaccinnation, Indians 129

Veterans, 1812-15 116

Votes Polled, General Elections 88

Weights and Measures 24

Welland Canal 32

Western Departmental Building 166

Wilkins, Judge 151

Windsor and Annapolis Railway 19<

Wood, Hon. Chief Justice 118

Wrecking and Coasting 153

Yamaska River 59

Yarwood, C. St. George 104

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LIST OF SESSIONAL PAPERS.

ARRANGED NUMERICALLY AND IN VOLUMES.

CONTENTS OF VOLUME No. 1.

Public Accounts of the Dominion ot Canada: For the fiscal year ended 30th June, 1878.

Estimates :— Of sums required for the service of the Dominion, for the year ending 30th June, ]880.

Supplemrntary Estimates of sums required for the service of the Dominion for .he year ending 30th June, 1879.

Supplementary Estimates of sums required for the service of the Dominion for the year ending 30th June, 1880.

Additional Supplementary Estimates of the amounts required for the service of Canada for the year ending 30th June, 1880.

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CONTENTS OF VOLUME No. 2.

Trade and Navigation: Tables of the Trade and Navigation or the Dominion of Canada, for the fiscal year ending 30th June, 1878.

CONTENTS OF VOLUME No. 3.

Marine and Fisheries :— Eleventh Annual Report of Department of, for the fiscal year ended 30th June, 1878.

Supplement No. 1: List of Lights on the Coasts, Rivers and Lakes, of the Dominion of Canada, on the 31st December, 1878.

CONTENTS OF VOLUME No. 4.

Marine and Fisheries Supplement No. 2 : Report of the Chairman of the Boards of Ste am- boat Inspection, Examination of Masters and Mates, &c., for the calen dar year ended 31st December, 1878.

Supplement No. 3 : Meteorological Report. Order for printing cancelled by the Department. (Not printed.)

Supplement No. 4: Report of the Commissioner of Fisheries, for the year ending 31st December, 1878.

CONTENTS OF VOLUME No. 5.

Postmaster General : Report of, for the year ended 30th June, 1878.

Militia: Report on the State of the Militia of the Dominion of Canada, for the year 1878.

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CONTENTS OF VOLUME No. G.

InlandJRevenue : Report, Returns and Statistics of the Inland Revenues of the Dominion* of Canada, for the fiscal year ended 30th June, 1878.

Supplement No. 1 -.—Canal Statistics, for the lease of navigation of 1878-

Supplement No. 2 :— Weights and Measures, 1878.

Supplement No. 3: Report on Adulteration of Food for 1878.

Interior : Heport of the Department of the Interior, for the year ended 30th June, 1878.

CONTENTS OF VOLUME No. 7.

Public Works -.—General Report of the Minister of, for the fiscal year ended 30th June, 1878.

Agriculture: Report of the Minister of Agriculture for the Dominion of Canada, for the calendar year, 1878.

Library of Parliament : Report of the Librarian on the state of.

Insurance : Statements of Fire and Marine Insurance Companies in Canada, for the year 1878.

Banks :-

CONTENTS OF VOLUME No. 8.

-List of Shareholders of the several Banks of the Dominion of Canada. printed.)

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Baptisms,

Marriages and Burials :— Geneial Statement of, for certain Districts in^ the Province ot Quebec, for the year 1878. (Not printed.)

Governor f enerals Commission :— Letters-Patent constituting the Office of Governor General of the Dominion of Canada, and of the Royal Instructions accompanying the same.

Unforeseen Expenses:— Statement of payments made and charged to Unforeseen Expenses, under the authority of Order in Council, from the 1st July, 1878, to date, in accordance with the Act 41 Vic, Cap. 4, Schedule B.

Special Warrants :— Statement of Special Warrants signed by the Governor [.General, together with the expenditure incurred thereon, during that part of the fiscal year ending 13th February, instant, as required by the Act 41 Vic, Cap. 7, Section 32, Sub-section 4.

House of^Commons, Appointments in:— Return to Order; Correspondence between the Clerk and the late Speaker of this House, respecting appointments to vacancies in the Service of the House of Commons, since last Session of Parliament.

Official^Debates :— Return to Order ; Notices asking for tenders for reporting and pub- lishing the Official Debates of this House, together with copies ot| all tenders received, Ac. (Not printed.)

Letellier, the^Honorable Luc :— Return to Address ; Petition addressed to the Governor in Council, by the Hon. Messrs. Chapleau, Church and Angers, pray- ing for the dismissal of His Honor Luc Letellier, Lieutenant-Governor of the Province of Quebec.

Statutes -.—Statutory Return, in accordance with the Act 31 Vic, Cap. 1, Section 14, of the distribution of the Statutes from the 1st February, 1878, to the 1st February, 1879. {Not printed.)

No. 21../Cow Bay Breakwater:— Return to Order; Expenditure in detail, of money expended on the Breakwater at Cow Bay, for the year 1877. (Not printea.)

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A. 187£

No. 22.

Superannuation :— Statement of allowances and gratuities under the Act 33 Vict., Cap. 4.

No. 23 Imports and Exports: Return to Order; For the Imports into, and Exports from the Dominion of Canada during the six months ending the 1st day of January, 1879.

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No. 246.

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No. 25.

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No. 27. No. 28.

Weights and Mkasubes, Standard: Return to Order; Shewing the total cost of the Stan- dard Weights and Measures, purchased for the purposes of the " Act relating to Weights and Measures,'' &c.

Return to Address ; All Orders in Council made under and by virtue of the Act 36 Vict., Cap. 47 (respecting Weights ana Measures), and the Act amending the same, between the 1st July, 187 i, and the 27th February, 1879, and all correspondence, &c. {Not printed.)

Return to Order ; Correspondence in connection with the suspending of J. J. Spettique, Inspector of Weights and Measures, for the City of London, and the East Riding, Middlesex. {Not printed.)

Return to Order; Correspondence which has passed between the Inspector of Weights and Measures for the United Counties of Drummond and Arthabaska and the Government. {Not printed.)

Receipts and Expenditure : Return to Order ; Detailed statement of Receipts and Expen- diture during the seven months ending on the 1st February, 1879.

Return to Order; Shewing the receipts generally during the twenty days from the 1st to the 20th day of February of the present year.

Joint Stock Companies, &c: Corresopndence between the Lieutenant-Governor of Quebec and the Secretary of State, in 1877, in relation to a Bill iutituled : "An Act to provide for the formation of Joint Stock Companies for the maintenance of roads and the destruction of weeds." (Not printed.)

Penitentiaries: Report of the Minister of Justice on, for the year ended, 30th June,G1878.

Custom House, Montreal: Return to Order ; Statement giving a complete list of all the permanent, supernumerary and temporary employes appointed to the Custom House of Montreal since the 1st July, 1877. {J\ot printed.)

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29.. Loan : Return to Order ; Prospectus of the loan recently effected in London ; and the amount of the commission paid thereon, and to whom paid, &c.

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Canals and Pacific Railway, Amounts Expended on :— Return to Order ; Shewing total amount expended up to the 1st dav of January, 1879, on the enlarge- ment of the Welland Canal ; on the Lachine Canal ; on the Pacific Railway and the Survey thereof ; on the Section of the Pacific Railway extending from Thunder Bay to Selkirk ; and also a Statement of the sums further required from the 1st January, 1879, to complete the said works.

Bernatchez, Nazaire: Return to Order ; Contract made betwean the late Government and Nazaire Bernatchez, Esq., of the Village of Montmagny, in the matter of the transport from Quebec to Grosse Isle, and from Grosse Isle to Quebec, of emigrants, mails, provisions, &c. {Not printed. ")

Welland Canal: Return to Order; Shewing number of days during which one James A. McMahon, a clerk in the Paymaster's Office of the Welland Canal, was absent from duty during the years 1877 and 1878, and the number of days for which he received pay from the Department of Public Works, &c. {Not printed. )

Return to Order; Correspondence in connection with the dismissal of John B. Smith from the office of Deputy Superintendent of the southern section of the Welland Canal, and report of the Superintendent. {Not printed.)

Return to Order ; Statement of damage caused by the break on the lower level of the Welland Canal in September, 1878 ; the amount required to make good the damage, &c. ( Not printed.)

Return to Order; Shewing the names of all persons from whom supplies for the old Welland Canal have been purchased, from the 4th of November,. 1873, to the 10th of January, 1879, {Not printed.)

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Wblland Canal: Return to Order; Giving the names of all the permanent employes engaged in the working and Management cf the old Wellaud Canal, and their salaries and allowances.

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Return to Order ; Instructions furnished land valuators before entering om their duties iu valuing land damages in the Counties of Haldimand and Monck, on the upper level of the Welland Canal ; also, all Reports mad* by said valuators to the Government. {Not printed.)

Return to Order; Reports by the Superintendent, Welland Canal, as"to the damages to Lock No. 21 on the Welland Canal, in the year 1874, by the schooner "Louise."

Return to Address ; Correspondence" between the Government and the Couniy Council, of the County of Welland, about the claims of the Govern* inent against the said County for marsh lands. {Not printed.)

Souris, Wharf at : Return to Order; Copies of all tenders received for the construction of the railway extension and wharf at Souris. {Not printed).

Return to Order ; Copies of all Tenders received in connection with the con- struction of the Breakwater at Souris, P. E. Island. {Not printed.)

Bonds and Securities :— Statement of all Bonds and Securities registered in the Department of the Secretary of State. {Not printed.)

River Trent, Ac.:— Return to Address; Orders in Council relating to the transfer by the Dominion to the Ontario Government of the River Trent and Newcastle District and Navigation and Canal Works.

Memorandum from the Hon. Hector L, Langevin, Minister of Public Works, dated Ottawa, 4th February, 1870, submitting that the dams, slides, booms, &c, which had been constructed on a proposed line of navigation following the River Trent, &c, had become the property of the Dominion of Canada by the " British North America Act, 1867."

Montmagnt Basin : Return to Order ; Number of engineers and employes engaged in making, in August and September last, an exploration and survey of the Basin of Montmagny, &c, and the River St. Lawrence, with a view of deepening the same. {Not printed.)

Patteson, Mr., Postmaster, Toronto :— Return to Address ; Order in Council, under and by which the late Postmaster of the City of Toronto was superannuated ; and also, all correspondence respecting the appointment of Mr. Patteson to the said office.

Hillsburg Post Office : Return to Order ; Correspondence in possession of the Government, in relation to the HiLsburg Post Office. {Not printed.)

Canadian Tobacco : Return to Order ; Statement shewing the Revenue collected on the sale of Canadian Tobacco, and the cost of collecting the duty thereon, from 1873 to the 1st January, 1879.

Return to Order ; Statement shewing the quantity of Canadian tobacco seized bv the officers of the Inland Revenue Department, Montreal, dur- ing the years 1874, 1875, 1876, 1877 and 1878. {Not printed.)

Ross et al Quebec : Return to Address ; Petition of Messrs. Ross and others, of Quebec and Levis, proprietors and builders of ships and steamboats, in relation to toe registration in Canada of American vessels.

No. 41.. Frasbr River Salmon Hatcher r, B.C. :— Return to Order Correspondence since May, 1877, relative to establishing a Salmon Hatchery on Frazer River, British Columbia. {Not printed.)

No. 42..'Intbrcolonial Railway :— Return to Order; For a Statement of moneys due by certain per- sons, residents of the County of Rimouski, since 1st August, 1878, for the carriage, during the last General Elections, on the Intercolonial Railway, of supporters and, agents of the candidate in favor of the Administration of the day.

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Return to Order; Shewing the monthly receipts from that portion of the Intercolonial Railway between River du Loup and Halifax, for the two years ending December 31st, 1878, with Statement of the actual working expenses. {Not printed.)

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Intercolonial Railway : Return to Order ; Papers in connection with the purchase of Deal ends and other refuse lumber in the County of Northumberland, N.B., from 1st January, 1873, to 1st of January, 1879, for the use of the Intercolonial Railway. {Not printed.)

Return to Order ; Statement shewing the names of the parties who tendered for the last contract for Sleepers on the Intercolonial Railway. (Not printeJ.)

Return to Address ; Correspondence in reference to the sale of certain build- ings and outbuildings on the bank of the Metapedia River, on the Inter- colonial Railway Line. (Not printed.)

Return to Order ; Statement shewing the names and number of persons who tendered, in the County of Rim^nski, for the furnishing of 1,000 corda and over of wood for the Intercolonial Railway, during the last General Elections. (Not printed.)

Return to Order ; Statement shewing the number of men employed on the Intercolonial Railway in the County of Rimouski, on the 1st August last and from the 1st August last to the 25th September. (Not printed.)

Return to Order ; Correspondence in respect to the dismissal or resignation of Mr, E. O. Stark, Station Agent, Springhill. (Not printed.)

Return to Order ; Statement of all persons employed on the Intercolonial Rnilwa}', on 13th December, 1878. (Not printed.)

Return to Address ; Papers relating to the disputed claims of Messrs. Murray & Co., Contractors on the Intercolonial Railway.

Return to Order ; Return in detail of the fund known as the Intercolonial Railway Employes Insurance Fund. (Not printed.)

Return to Order ; Statement of damages to cattle and goods on the Inter- colonial Railway paid dining 1878, (Not printed.)

Return to Order ; Correspondence with Henry Clarke, of Truro, in reference to claim for property destroyed by officers, Intercolonial Railway. (Not printed.)

Return to Order Simon Station,

Complaints against L. O. Bouchard, Station Master at St. Intercolonial Railway. (Not printed.)

CanadaJPacific Railway : Articles of Agreement between Heney, Charlebois and Flood, and Her Majesty Queen Victoria, to do the excavation, etc , of Georgian Bay Branch of the Canadian Pacific 'ailway, from Station 0, South River, to French River, 50 miles (37th Contract). (Not printed.)

Articles of Agreement between Khvanagh, Murphy and Upper, and Her Majesty Queen Victoria, to do the excavation, etc., of part of Pembina Branch, between St. Boniface and Emerson, Canadian Pacific Railway (33rd Contract). (Not printed)

Agreement by Joseph Whitehead (13th September, 1878), to make embank- ments on Sifton, Ward k Co's. Contract (No. 14), Canadian Pacific Railway, at a less cost to Government than per Contract of Sifton, Ward & Co., No 4572, accepted by the Minister of Public Works, 8th October, 1878 ; and further Agreement by Joseph Whitehead. (Not printed )

Articles of agreement between Gouin, Murphy and Upper, and Her Majesty Queen Victoria, to build a ten-stall Engine-house on the Station ground at Selkirk, Manitoba, on the Pembina Branch of the Canadian Pacific Railway (40th Contract). (Not printed.)

Agreement (3rd August, 1878), respecting running powers over the Pembina Branch of the Canadian Pacific Railway, with George Stephen (No 5696.) (Not printed.)

Return to Order ; Letters of instructions for the removal of Steel Rails from Nanaimo and Esquimalt to Frazer River, B.C., and the cost. (Not printed.)

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Canada Pacific Railway : Return to Order : Reports of Engineers and others made since the 1st of October last, respecting the route or construction of any

fiart of the Pacific Railway, and the removal of rails from Vancouver sland to Yale.

Return to Order ; Reports of Engineers and others, respecting the line of the Canadian Pacific Railway from Esquimalt to Nanaimo, which was made in 1875. (Not printed.)

Articles of Agreement between Frazer, Manning & Co., and Her Majesty Queen Victoria, to do the excavation, etc., from Eagle River to Kee- watin, 67 miles, on the line of the Canadian Pacific Railway (B).

Articles of Agreement between Thomas Marks, John Ginty,'P. Purcell and H. Ryan, and Her Majesty Queen Victoria, to do the excavation, etc, from English River to Eagle River, 118 miles, on the line of the Canadian Pacific Railway (A).

Schedules of Tenders for contracts, Canadian Pacific Railway, viz. : Schedule A, from English River to Eagle River, 118 miles ; Schedule B, from Eagle River to Keewatin, 67 miles, and Schedule C, from English River to Keewatin, 185 miles.

Return to Address ; Correspondence relating to the removal of the Railway Office from Victoria to New Westminster also, the cost of repairing and fitting up the old Government House at New Westminster as a Railway Office. (Not printed.)

Return to Order ; Statement of all moneys paid up to the 1st March, 1879, on ihe Pembina Branch Extension ; the pa/t from Fort William to Sunshine Creek; from Sunshine Creek to English River; from Rat Portage to Cross Lake, and the expenditure at Thunder Bay; and the expenditure on the Fort Frances Canal. (Not printed.)

Return to Address ; Order in Council passed in June, 1876, locating the line of the Canada Pacific Railway between Thunder Bay and a point at or near Fort G< orge, in British Columbia; also between Yellowhead Pass and Burrard Inlet.

Return to Order ; Tenders containing schedules of quantities and prices at the letting of Contracts Nos. 13, 14, 15 and 25, Canadian Pacific Railway.

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Communication from Sandford Fleming, Esq., 1st February, 1879, accom- panied by Tenders for the construction of works from English River to Eagle River, 118 miles,— from Eagle River to Keewatin, 67 miles,— from English River to Keewatin, 185 miles, and letter from Marcus Smith to Sandford Fleming, Esq., in relation thereto, dated the 31st January, 1879.

Further communication from Sandford Fleming, Esq., of the 12th February, 1879, in reference to his Report of the 1st February, 1879, on the Tenders received for constructing the Sections of the Canadian Pacific Railway, between English River and Keewatin.

Report addressed to the Hon. the Minister of Public Works, Canada, by Sandford FU-ming, Esq., C M.G., Engineer-in-Cluef, respecting the Canadian Pacific Railway, 1879.

Agreement between Joseph Upper & Co. and Her M-jesty the Queen to equip* and work the Pembina Branch of the Canadian Pacific Railway, in lieu of Government, under agreement of 3rd August, 1878, of Geo. Stephen and St. Paul and Pacific Railway Companv. (A ot printed.)

No. 44.. Manitoba : Statement of the number of immigrants who have come to Manitoba under the auspices of the Immigration Agents during 1878. (Not printed.)

No. 44a.. Return to Order ; List of Patents issued in the various Parishes of the Pro-

vince of Manitoba, for lands in the settlement belt. (Not printed.)

No. 446.. Return to Address; Order iu Council by which certain lots of land on the

Red River, in Manit* ba, were reserved for settlement. (Not printed.)

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Manitoba: Return to Order; Statement shewing the number of Leases granted by the Government to cut timber on the Public Land of the Dominion within the settlement belt on the Red River, Manitoba. (Not printed.)

Message transmitting certain papers having reference to the financial posi- tion of the Province of Manitoba.

Rimodski, Wharf at: Return to Order; Report of the Engineers respecting the improve- ments required to the wharf at Rimouski, to render it more convenient for the landing of the English mails, &c. (Not printed.)

Esquimalt Graving Dock: Return to Address; Correspondence respecting the offer of the Government of British Columbia in 1878, " to grant to the Admiralty, the site, plant and material on hand, and work already done" of the proposed Esquimalt Graving Dock.

Mbrcier, Pierre Alexis & E. H. : Return to Order ; Statement shewing the number of days during which Pierre Alexis Mercier, an officer of the Customs Department at Montreal, absented himself during the year 1878, with or without leave of absence. (Not printed.)

Return to Order ; Statement shewing the number of days during which Edward H. Mercier, an officer of Her Majesty Customs, and a Landing Waiter at the Port of Montreal, absented himself during the year 1878, with or without leave of absence. (Not printed )

Bar Iron, N.S. & N.B. :— Return to Order ; Return shewing the number of tons of bar iron imported into Nova Scotia and New Brunswick,, for the year ended 31st December, 1878 ; and value for duty. (Not printed.)

Mackerel: Return to Order; Correspondence relating to the practice of mackerel seining in the waters of the Gulf of St. Lawrence. (Not printed.)

Purdy, Captain

-Return to Order ; Correspondence referring to the dismissal of Captain Purdy from the command of the Government Steamer Newfield.

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Common Pleas, Ontario, Codrt op : General Rules made by the Court of Common Pleas for Ontario, under the Act of the Dominion of Canada, intituled, " The Dominion Controverted Elections Act, 1874." (Not printed.)

Secretary op State for Canada. : Report of, for the year ended 31st December, 1878.

Cattle Tra.de : Return to Address : Correspondence between the Government of Canada and Her Majesty's Imperal Government and the Government of the United States, on the subject of the importation into Great Britain of cattle from America.

Tea, Sugar, &c., Duty on : Return to Order ; Amount of duty paid during the month of February, 1879, on the articles of tea, sugar, wines, cottons and spirits, respectively. (Not printed.)

Lachine Canal, Employes: Return to Order ; Statement giving the names of all persons now permanently or temporarily employed on the Lachine Canal. (Not printed.)

Jordan Bay Breakwater:— Return to Order ; Tenders received for the erection of the Break- water at Jordan Bay, in the County of Shelburne. (Not printed.)

British Columbia. Penitentiary.- Return to Address ; Report made by the Deputy Adjutant- General in British Columbia, complaining of the Warden of the Peniten- tiary in that Province. (Not printed.)

Cascumpec Harbor : Return to Order ; Engineers' Plans and Reports, relating to the improvement of Cascumpec Harbor. (Not printed.)

Yamaska River : Return to Address ; Reports of Engineers, during the year 1878, respecting the improvement of navigation on the River Yamaska. (Not printed.)

BdAUHARNOis Canal, Employes : Return to Order ; Shewing the number of persons employed on the Beauharnois Canal and the number dismissed or pensioned since the 5th November, 1873. (Not printed.)

Cornwall Canal, Hydrahlic Leases : Return to Order the Cornwall Canal. (Not printed .)

Return of all Hydraulic Leases on

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No. 62... Clark, W. R. Esq. :— Confidential Memorandum from W. F. Whitcher to the Hon. J. C. Pope, Minister of Marine and Fisheries, on account fyled by W. R Clark, Esq., of Boston, US., for services in connection with the Fisheries Commission. (Not printed.)

No. 62a.. Return to Address ; Correspondence relating to the payment of $10,000 to

W, R. Clark, for alleged services rendered to the Canadian Government in connection with the Halifax Fishery Commission. (Not printed.')

No. 63... Campbell, W, D. :— Return to Order; Copies of the lease of the rivers of the Seigniory of Bic, in the County of Rimouski, granted to W. D. Campbell, Esquire, Notary, of Quebec. (Not printed.)

No. 64.. Canals, IT. S., Free Navigation op: Return to Address ; Correspondence subsequent to a Return made on the 5th of April, 1876, respecting the action taken irt denying to Canadians the free navigation of the United States or State Canals and the Hudson River.

No. 65.. Statute Labor : Return to Address ; Correspondence between the Dominion Government and that of the Province of Quebec, respecting the adjustment of certain statute labor (droits de corvee') in the Parishes of St. Fabien, &c, during the last General Elections. (Not printed.)

No. 66.. St. John and St. Francis Rivers, Bridging of :— Resolutions of the Legislature of the State of Maine, in relation to the navigation and bridging of the Rivers St. John and St. Francis, where said rivers are the line of boundary between the said United States and the Dominion of Canada. (Not printed.)

No. 67.. National Investment Compaay op Canada :— Annual Report of, to 31st December, 1878,, (Not printed.)

No. 68. Active Militia, Military District No. 5: Return to Order; Statement shewing the names of the officers, non-commisioned officers and men, forming No. t Company of the 21st Battalion of the Active Militia in Military District No. 5. (Mot printed.)

No. 69.. Navigation, School op, Quebec : Return to Address ; Correspondence since 1872, between* the Dominion Government of the Province of Quebec, in relation to av school of navigation at Quebec. {Not printed.)

No. 70.. McClary, Peter: Return to Order ; Correspondence which led to the superannuation of: Peter McClary, Collector of InUnd Revenue, for the City of London, and East Riding of Middlesex. (Aot printed.)

Office, Dismissals from : Return to Address; Correspondence between His Excellency Lord Dufferin and the Members of the late Administration on dismissal from office of those appointed in October and November, 1873 ; and also, appointmems made between 17th September and 10th October, 1878.- (Not printed.)

Canada Central Railway Extension:— Return to Address ; All contracts or agreements for the extension of the Canada Central Railway, since the 1st day of January, 1878; also, lor the construction of the Georgian Bay Branch ■Railway (Not printed.)

No. 73... Fishery Award, Appropriation:— Return to Address ; Correspondence addressed by the Local Governments to the Dominion Government, upon the question of" the appropriation of the Fishery Award.

No. 73a.. Return to Address ; Correspondence which has passed between the Local

Government of Prince Edward Island and the Government of the Do- minion, having reference to the award of the Fishery Commission or to the disposal thereof.

Rcbeutson, William : Return to Order ; Correspondence relating to the dismissal or re- placement of William Robertson, Clerk of Works and Inspector under the contract for building the Penitentiary, Dorchester, JN.B. (Not 'prinled.)

No. 75... Bonded Warehouses :- Return to Order ; Return of all Merchandize remaining in the Bonded. Warehouses, by Provinces, on thp 31st December, 1878; also, from the 1st January to the 31st March, 1879. (Not printed.)

No. 76...JC0LL1NGW00D, Hahbor of:— Return to Order; Statement shewing the amount expended oes 1 Harbor of Collingwood during the season of 1878. (Not printed.)

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Imports and Exports: Return to Order; Return of all Imports and Exports, by Provinces, for the six months ending 31st December, 1878 ; also for the months of January aod February, 1879. (Not printed.)

Customs and Excise Duties:— Return to Order; Return of the sum paid on account of Cus- toms and Excise Duties during the month of February, 1879. (Not printed.}

Penitentiary, St. John: Return to Address ; Correspondence relating to the claim of the City and County of St. John, to send prisoners under sentence for less

than two venrs in the St .Tnhn Penitentinrv

than two years to the St. John Penitentiary.

TA8CHERBAU, Thomas : Return to Address ; Correspondence between the late Administration and the Honorable Jean Thomas Taschereau, late Judge of the Supreme Court, respecting his superannuation, &c. (Not printed.)

Supreme Court and Court op Exchequer: Return to Address; Statement shewing the number of judgments rendered by the Supreme Court and the Court of Exchequer of Canada, and the number of employes of the said Courts.

Cardinal, Regis: Return to Order; Correspondence relating to the recent dismissal of Regis Cardinal, heretofore an employe of the Inland Revenue Depart- ment. (Not printed.')

Morpeth Harbor: Return to Address; Correspondence relating to the construction of a Harbor at or near Morpeth, in the Electoral District of Both well, Ontario.

Tin Cans, Duty on : Return to Address ; Correspondence relating to the duty imposed by the Government of the United States on Tin Cans containing Lobsters, &c. (Not printed.)

Quartz Mining Machinery, B.C. : Return to Order; Letters and telegrams received by the Minister of Customs, during the year 1878, from parties in British Columbia, in regard to the admission during that year into the said Province of Machinery tor Quartz Mining, on the condition of security being given that the duties thereon would be paid within twelve months. (Not printed.)

North- West^Territories: Ordinances passed by the Lieutenant-Governor and Council of the North-West Territories, on the 2nd August, 1878.

Layton, Richard: Return to Address; Correspondence with the Government relative to the appointing of Mr. Richard Layton as Warden of the Penitentiary in British Columbia. (Not printe /.)

Votes Polled, General Election: Return shewing the number of votes polled for each Candidate in the different Electoral Districts during the late General Elections.

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No. 89... Canadian Vessels, Lake Michigan: Return to Address; Correspondence in relation to Canadian vessels, bound for Lake Michigan, reporting at Port Huron instead of at Sheboygan, as is the practice at present.

No. 90... Militia, Active :— Return to Order ; Transmitting the names, rnnk, &c, of all officers of the Active Militia who offered their services to Great Britain. (Not printed.)

No. 91... River du Loup Pier: Return to Order ; Instructions given to the Engineer and Super- intendent, of works done on River du Loup Pier, in the County of Temiscouata, in 1878. (Not printed,)

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Letter, Private: Return to Order; Correspondence relating to the transmission during the recent Dominion Elections, of a certain letter, marked private and con- fidential, then on file in the Post ' iffice Department, Ottawa, to a voter in the East Riding of Northumberland. (Not printed.)

Drummondville, Wendover and Simpson Mails : Return to Order ; Shewing the distance traversed, and the amount paid