Daniel Webster, ca. 1841

Contributed by Fort Kent Historical Society

Description

Daniel Webster was appointed Secretary of State by President William Henry Harrison in 1841. He remained Secretary of State in President John Tyler's administration after President Harrison died (April, 1841). In 1842, Webster and British Foreign Secretary Lord Ashburton (Alexander Baring) negotiated the treaty known as 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: Daniel Webster, ca. 1841
  • Creation Date: circa 1841
  • Subject Date: circa 1841
  • State: MA
  • Media: Monochrome photographic copy of a painting
  • Dimensions: 22.5 cm x 17 cm
  • Object Type: Image

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

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