Map of St. Croix River area, 1817

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

Description

A map of the St. Croix River area that attempted to set boundaries, part of an ongoing dispute to determine the northern boundary between Maine and Canada.

The text reads, "Map of the river decided by the Commissioners appointed in pursuance of the 5th Article of the Treaty of Amity Commerce and Navigation between His Britannic Majesty and the United States of America to be the River truly intended under the name of the River Saint Croix mentioned in the Treaty of Peace between His Majesty and the United States and forming a part of the Boundary therein described."

Scale [1:47520] 60 gunter's chains to a mile.

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About This Item

  • Title: Map of St. Croix River area, 1817
  • Creator: Hedden, Isaac
  • Creation Date: 1817
  • Subject Date: 1817
  • County: Washington
  • State: ME, NB
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 59 cm x 95 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 26, Map F 38
  • Collection: Barclay collection
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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