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Auction 116, Lot 865

"Boundary between the United States and Great Britain", U.S. Government

Subject: Atlas, Canada & United States

Period: 1838 (dated)

Publication: HR Doc. 451, 25th Cong., 2nd Sess.

Color: Black & White

5.6 x 9 inches
14.2 x 22.9 cm
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This document contains the proceedings of the Commissioners appointed under the seventh article of the Treaty of Ghent to fix and determine the boundary between the United States and Canada from the foot of the Neebish Rapids to the northwestern point of the Lake of the Woods. Included are the reports of the American Commissioner (1827) and the British Commissioner. The 16 folding maps are mostly copies of various 18th century maps covering the Lake Superior, Michigan and Huron areas by various map makers. Signed in type by M. Van Buren and John Forsyth. Disbound, 132pps, 16maps, in archival protective envelope.


Condition: B

Light scattered foxing, else very good to fine.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $190

Closed on 9/20/2006