Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Printed map with boundary lines drawn in 1843. The base map is an extract of the John Mitchell map of North America, originally produced in 1755.
A handwritten note in ink at top of map reads, "Mitchell's map--The dotted line shows the admitted division between England & France in 1755, & what was in 1783 the admitted line between Mass & Nova Scotia; also the recognised St. Croix, and, further, the line traced by the Commissioners on both sides, as the true line."
About This Item
- Title: Contested Northeast boundary map, 1843
- Creator: Dashiell, S. L.
- Creation Date: 1843
- Subject Date: 1843
- State: ME, NB, QC
- Media: Ink on paper, map
- Dimensions: 43 cm x 42 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 26, Map F 19
- Collection: Barclay collection
- Object Type: Text and Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- United States--Boundaries--Canada--Maps
- Northeast boundary of the United States--Maps
- Canada--Boundaries--United States--Maps
- Barclay, Thomas, 1753-1830--Commissioner
- Dashiell, S.L.
- Throop, John Peter Van Ness, 1794-ca. 1861--Engraver
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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