Report of the Joint Select Committee of the Senate and House of Representatives, of the State of Maine, in Relation to the North-eastern Boundary of the State, Tema 2

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T. Todd, printer to the state, 1828 - 116 páginas
Report of the Maine Joint Select Committee on the Northeastern boundary of the state that includes extracts of various charters and communications. Of note, this report involved disputes with the British regarding the Canadian-Maine boundary line and the protection of Maine citizens living on land deemed by Maine to be part of its state.
 

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Página 9 - East, by a line to be drawn along the middle of the river St. Croix, from its mouth in the bay of Fundy to its source; and from its source directly north to the aforesaid Highlands, which divide the rivers that fall into the Atlantic Ocean from those which fall into the river St. Lawrence...
Página 9 - ... from the northwest angle of Nova Scotia, viz : that angle which is formed by a line drawn due north from the source of St. Croix river to the highlands ; along the said highlands which divide those rivers that empty themselves into the river St. Lawrence from those which fall into the Atlantic ocean, to the northwesternmost head of Connecticut river ; thence, down along the middle of that river, to the forty-fifth degree of north latitude...
Página 9 - ... all Islands within Twenty Leagues of any Part of the Shores of the United States, and lying between Lines to be drawn due East from the Points where the aforesaid Boundaries between Nova Scotia on the one Part, and East Florida on the other, shall respectively touch the Bay of Fundy, and the Atlantic Ocean ; excepting such Islands as now are, or heretofore have been, within the Limits of the said Province of Nova Scotia.
Página 57 - Higansets, abutting upon .the main land between the two rivers, there called or known by the several names of Connecticut and Hudson's river; together also with the said river called Hudson's river, and all the lands from the west side of Connecticut river, to the east side of Delaware bay.
Página 8 - And that all disputes which might arise in future on the subject of the Boundaries of the said United States may be prevented, it is hereby agreed and declared, that the following are and shall be their Boundaries...
Página 17 - Whereas doubts have arisen what river was truly intended under the name of the river St. Croix, mentioned in the said treaty of peace, and forming a part of the boundary therein described...
Página 58 - ... for and during our will and pleasure, as by the said recited Letters Patent, relation being thereunto had may more fully and at large appear...
Página 5 - The Government of Quebec bounded on the Labrador Coast by the River St. John, and from thence by a Line drawn from the Head of that River through the Lake St.
Página 8 - His Britannic Majesty acknowledges the said United States, viz. New Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay, Rhode Island, and Providence Plantations, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia, to be free, sovereign and independent States...
Página 59 - Britain, bounded on the south by a line from the bay of Chaleurs, along the high lands which divide the rivers that empty themselves into the river St. Lawrence from those which fall into the sea...

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