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Auction 196, Lot 126

"[19 Maps in Report] Boundary Between the United States and Great Britain. Message from the President of the United States … In Relation to the Boundary Between the United States and Great Britain", U.S. Government

Subject: Central United States & Canada, Great Lakes

Period: 1838 (published)

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

Color: Black & White

5.6 x 8.9 inches
14.2 x 22.6 cm
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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 19 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: A

Maps and text are very clean and bright with an occasional spot of foxing. Disbound.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $210

Closed on 2/7/2024