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Royal Commission of appointment of Ewart as a member of the Fishery Board for Scotland, 04 November 1882

Identifier: Coll-14/2/14

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Document bears the signature of Queen Victoria on the letterhead and the royal seal.


  • Creation: 04 November 1882

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Biographical / Historical

The Board was established following an act passed on 18 August 1882 to 'establish a fishery board for Scotland'. The Board consisted of the sheriffs of three sheriffdoms and six members, who 'shall hold office for five years, and may be reappointed.' Ewart acted as scientific adviser to the Board.


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