Map of Maine, 1835

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Map of Maine, 1835

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Description

When Maine became a state in 1820, the Northern border with Canada continued to be disputed. Even in 1835, as shown on this map, the proposed border extended beyond the frame of the map. Also of note are the ten counties represented, rather than 16 counties.

It was not until the end of the Aroostook War in 1842 that Maine’s borders were formalized with the Webster-Ashburton Treaty.

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About This Item

  • Title: Map of Maine, 1835
  • Creator: Illman, Thomas
  • Creation Date: 1835
  • Subject Date: 1835
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Map FF 321
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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