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OF

THE PRESENT STATE

- OF THE *

SALMON

AND

C H A N N E L - FIS HE RIES,

AND OF THE

STATUTE LAWS

BY WHICH THEY ARE REGULATED ;

SHow ING, THAT IT IS To

THE DEFECTS OF THE LATTER THAT THE PRESENT SCARCITY OF '
THE FISH IS TO BE ATTRIBUTED.

COMPREHENDING ALSo
THE NATURAL HISTORY AND HABITS OF THE SALMON,
WITH
SOME OF ITS PECULIARITIES HITHERTO UNDESCRIBED,
TOGETHER WITH
THE FORM OF A NEW ACT,
DESIGNED TO REMEDY THE Evils so GENERALLY complaiNED of;
AND AN ABSTRACT OF

THE EPIDENCE BEFORE THE COMMITTEE OF THE HOUSE
OF COMMONS UPON THE SUBJECT,

WITH NOTES.
By J. CORNISH, Esq.

Truth needs no ornament: in my opinion what she borrows of the pencil
is deformity. JUNIUs.
Then consider of it, take advice, and speak your minds. Judges, xix. 30.

LONDON :
PRINTED FOR
LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME, BROWN, AND GREEN,
- PATERNOSTER-Row.

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