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CHAPTER II. FROM FAST TO NEST.

Disputes   Though the Americans had refused to re-

with the   new the Reciprocity Treaty, many of them

United

states. continued to catch fish along the shores of the _Maritime Provinces as if the treaty were still in force. The Canadians naturally objected to this, and there were many quarrels amongst the fishermen. At last the British and Canadian governments sent armed vessels to the fishing grounds, and several American boats were seized.

FISHIIG NETS AT J.acxrisn BAY, LAKE SUPNRIOR.

A number of other questions also caused trouble between the British and American governments. The Alabama claims and the ownership of San Tuan were still unsettled, and there was a dispute concerning the

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