Place Published: Montreal
Publisher: Matthews' Lith.
Date Published: 
Edition: Very early edition
Binding: No binding
The 1842 Ashburton-Webster Treaty settled the New Brunswick - Maine boundary and described the boundary between British North America and the US from Lake Huron to Lake of the Woods.
Quite scarce set of 6 maps (MAP A TO MAP E) defining the Québec, New Brunswick and Maine Boundaries and showing the boundaries between 1773 and 1842. Good condition.
#1 General Map A. Map, shewing the Southern Boundary of the Province of Canada according to the Royal Proclamation of 1763 and the Imperial Act of 1774 called the Québec Act
Distinguishing that portion of the boundary settled conventionally with the United State by the Treaty of Washington 1842, And exhibiting the line of boundary claimed by the Province of New Brunswick. Flat: 27x 24 folded to 7-3/4 x 13 inches.
Circa 1844. Montreal, Matthews' Lith ; A(lphonse) Wells, Commissioner
This map illustrating the border claimed by New Brunswick shows the southeastern part of the province of Quebec, from Ile d'Orléans to the Gaspé Peninsula, the province of New Brunswick, the State of Maine, the road Kempt, Témiscouata Road, Kennebec Road, the interprovincial border, the international border, the hydrographic network and the roads #2 Map B. Map of part of the provinces of Canada and New Brunswick, comprehending the territory adjacent to the unsettled Boundary between those provinces and shewing the position and extent of the lands already granted or Appropriated within the same, under the authority of each of the two provinces respectively.
Two small holes otherwise good condition. Coloured. Flat size 40-1/2 x 24-1/4folded to 7-1/2 x 13-1/4 inches.
A(lphonse) Wells, Commissioner
#3 Map C. Map of the western boundary of New Brunswick, from the mouth of the River St. Croix to the Southern boundary of Canada, And shewing the position of the Due North Line from the Western most source of spring falling into the said river as formerly claimed for the Western limit of the Ancient Province of Nova Scoita. A(lphonse) Wells, Commissioner
Very good, small tears, coloured, Flat 39-1/2 x 14 folds to 8-1/4 x 14 inches.
#4 Map D. Copy. Plan of all lands granted under the authority of New Brunswick, on the Northerly side of the River St. John and Westward of the Commissioners Line. (printed signed) Thos. Baillie. S. General ( Surveyor-general of New Brunswick). A(lphonse) Wells, Commissioner. Good condition, coloured, Flat 34 x 14 folded to 8 x 14 inches.
#5) Map E. This Plan is a copy of the Plan attached to the Grant of lots 4,5,&6. Signed Y.B. Matthew Litho. Copy of a Plan which shews the original Reserve at Dalhousie. Good, condition, small tears, Flat 17-3/4 x 15-3/4 folded to 7 x 15-3/4 inches. (printed signed) Thos. Baillie. S. General ( Surveyor-general of New Brunswick).
A(lphonse) Wells, Commissioner
#6) Map F. Copy of Part of an Official Map, whereon are delineated certain Lots of Land on the South Side of the Ristigouche River, Granted by the Province of New Brunswick to Samuel Lee Esq & others. Good condition, small tears, coloured, Flat 8-1/2 x 15 inches.
Good. Item #8389