CORRESPONDENCE RESPECTING THE OPERATIONS OF THE COMMISSION FOR RUNNING AND TRACING THE BOUNDARY LINE BETWEEN HER MAJESTY'S POSSESSIONS IN NORTH AMERICA AND THE UNITED STATES...
by [Maine-Canada Border]
London: T.R. Harrison, 1845. 32pp., plus folding map. Dbd. Stitched. Missewn, with pages of second gathering running in reverse order. Still a clean, near fine copy. A Parliamentary printing of British correspondence from the commission established by the Webster-Ashburton Treaty of 1842 to determine several boundary disputes regarding American and Canadian territory. In the northeast, this meant primarily the delineation of the border between Maine and New Brunswick in order to halt growing local disputes, collectively known as the Aroostook War. Contained is a detailed engraved folding map of the region, with the border line hand drawn in red. TPL 2716. GAGNON II:533 SABIN 16899. (Inventory #: WRCAM52063)
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