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Webster-Ashburton Treaty cartoon

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Webster-Ashburton Treaty cartoon

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A cartoon showing Daniel Webster and Lord Ashburton shaking hands after the protracted and difficult negotiations surrounding the determination of the boundary line between the United States and Canada in the Northeast quadrant of the country. This was matted back to back with the other part of the cartoon - showing Fort Kent near the boundary line. See #6642.

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  • Title: Webster-Ashburton Treaty cartoon
  • Creation Date: circa 1842
  • Subject Date: circa 1842
  • Town: Fort Kent
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: Pen and ink on paper
  • Dimensions (cm): 50 x 32
  • Local Code: MS67-2040
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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