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Auction 168, Lot 128

"[17 Maps in Report] Boundary Between the United States and Great Britain. Message from the President of the United States...", U.S. Government

Subject: Central United States & Canada

Period: 1838 (published)

Publication: H.R. Doc. 451, 25th Congress, 2nd Session

Color: Black & White

5.5 x 8.8 inches
14 x 22.4 cm

This report 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 (intersection of Lake Superior and Huron) to the northwestern point of the Lake of the Woods. Included are the reports of both the American Commissioner and the British Commissioner. The 17 folding maps are mostly copies of 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, 132 pages.


Condition: B+

The maps are very good to near fine with occasional minor foxing. Disbound report is also very good.

Estimate: $220 - $250

Sold for: $275

Closed on 6/6/2018