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.
- 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
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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LC Subject Headings
Treaty of Washington, 1842
Webster-Ashburton Treaty, 1842
Great Britain. Treaties, etc. United States, 1842 Aug. 9--Caricatures and cartoons
Ashburton, Alexander Baring, Baron, 1774-1848
Northeast boundary of the United States
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