Webster-Ashburton Treaty cartoon, Fort Kent, ca. 1842

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Webster-Ashburton Treaty cartoon, Fort Kent, ca. 1842

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A cartoon showing Daniel Webster and Lord Ashburton shaking hands after the protracted and difficult negotiations surrounding the determination of the boundary line between the United States and Canada in the Northeast quadrant of the country. This was matted back to back with the other part of the cartoon - showing Fort Kent near the boundary line.

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  • Title: Webster-Ashburton Treaty cartoon, Fort Kent, ca. 1842
  • Creation Date: circa 1842
  • Subject Date: circa 1842
  • Location: Fort Kent, Aroostook County, ME
  • Media: Pen and ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 50 cm x 32 cm
  • Local Code: MS67-2040
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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