Lord Ashburton, ca. 1845

Contributed by Fort Kent Historical Society


A painting of Lord Ashburton (Alexander Baring), the British Foreign Secretary who, in 1842 negotiated with U.S. Secretary of State Daniel Webster to reach the Webster-Ashurton Treaty that established the current boundary between Maine and Canada that ended the Aroostook War.

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About This Item

  • Title: Lord Ashburton, ca. 1845
  • Creation Date: circa 1845
  • Subject Date: circa 1845
  • Town: Fort Kent
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 25.2 cm x 20 cm
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Fort Kent Historical Society
PO Box 181, Fort Kent, ME 04703
(207) 834-2115

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