Format Maps
Dates 1802
Location Canada
New Brunswick
Passamaquoddy Bay Region
Passamaquoddy Bay River Region
Saint Croix Island
Saint Croix River Region
United States
Language English
Subjects Boundaries
Manuscript Maps
New Brunswick
Passamaquoddy Bay Region (N. and Me.)
Passamaquoddy Bay River Region
Saint Croix Island
Saint Croix Island (Me.)
Saint Croix River Region
Saint Croix River Region (Me. and N.)
United States
[Manuscript maps that were assembled by Egbert Benson and sent in 1802 to Rufus King, United States minister to Great Britain, in order to facilitate negotiations over disputed international boundary between Maine and New Brunswick].
Created / Published
Subject Headings
-  Maine--Boundaries--New Brunswick--Maps
-  New Brunswick--Boundaries--Maine--Maps
-  Saint Croix Island (Me.)--Maps
-  Saint Croix River Region (Me. and N.B.)--Maps
-  Passamaquoddy Bay Region (N.B. and Me.)--Maps
-  Manuscript maps
-  United States--Maine
-  Canada--New Brunswick
-  United States--Maine--Saint Croix Island
-  United States--Maine--Saint Croix River Region
-  Canada--New Brunswick--Saint Croix River Region
-  United States--Maine--Passamaquoddy Bay River Region
-  Canada--New Brunswick--Passamaquoddy Bay River Region
-  Depths shown by soundings on Champlain's map of Saint Croix Island and vicinity.
-  Champlain's map of Saint Croix Island and vicinity in French. Other 3 maps in English.
-  Title supplied by cataloger.
-  Dealer's catalog: Each [map] possibly executed by a different hand.
-  Pen-and-ink and watercolor.
-  Accompanied by manuscript explaining 1798 decision on location of Saint Croix River (7 sheets ; each 31 x 21 cm.), manuscript letter from Benson to unidentified recipient (1 sheet ; 26 x 21 cm.), cover sheet bearing manuscript title of "Case/St. Croix boundary/sent to R.K. by the author E.B." (1 sheet ; 22 x 36 cm.), and folder (24 x 32 cm.) and sheet (28 x 22 cm.) bearing typed description of the maps and text.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Imperfect: Brittle, stained.
-  Vault
-  Acquisitions control no.: 2010-001
4 ms. maps : some hand col. ; 32 x 31 cm. or smaller.
Call Number
G3731.F2 svar .M3
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
g3731f ct003100a
g3731f ct003100b
Library of Congress Catalog Number

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