Maps [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].

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Title
[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].
Contributor Names
Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833.
King, Rufus, 1755-1827.
Mitchell, John, 1711-1768.
Champlain, Samuel de, 1574-1635.
Jones, B. R. (Benjamin Richards), active 1804-1810.
Created / Published
[1802?]
Contents
[Colored map of border region extending from Saint Lawrence River to Passamaquoddy Bay that was "copied from Mitchell's map"] -- [Uncolored copy of Champlain's 1613 indexed map of Saint Croix Island and vicinity] -- [Uncolored map of Saint Croix Island (designated "Bone Island") and vicinity in 1797] -- Map of Passamaquaddy [i.e. Passamaquoddy] Bay from actual survey : [uncolored map of Passamaquoddy Bay and vicinity based on surveys by Benjamin Richards Jones].
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
Notes
-  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
Medium
4 ms. maps : some hand col. ; 32 x 31 cm. or smaller.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3731.F2 svar .M3
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3731f.ct003100a
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3731f.ct003100b
Library of Congress Control Number
2009579306
Online Format
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Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=2009579306&searchType=1&recCount=10
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Benson, Egbert, Rufus King, John Mitchell, Samuel De Champlain, and B. R Jones. [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]. [?, 1802] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2009579306/. (Accessed December 08, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Benson, E., King, R., Mitchell, J., Champlain, S. D. & Jones, B. R. (1802) [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]. [?] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2009579306/.

MLA citation style:

Benson, Egbert, et al. [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]. [?, 1802] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/2009579306/>.