Champlain map copy, St. Croix or Bone Island, ca. 1799

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

Description

A copy of the map made by Samuel de Champlain showing Saint Croix Island in the Saint Croix River, 1613.

This map was copied about 1798-99 for the proceedings of the commissioners of the Jay Treaty to decide the boundary line between Maine and New Brunswick. Egbert Benson served as the British Commissioner.

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About This Item

  • Title: Champlain map copy, St. Croix or Bone Island, ca. 1799
  • Creation Date: circa 1798
  • Subject Date: circa 1613
  • Local Name: Bone Island
  • County: Washington
  • State: ME, NB
  • Media: Ink and wash on paper
  • Dimensions: 32 cm x 29 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 26, Box 2 [17]
  • Collection: Barclay collection
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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