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Collection Reference Number GLC05634.05
From Archive Folder Northwest Boundary: with 4 letters, printed report and folding map 
Title Declaration to the Select Committee on the execution of the Treaty of Ghent
Date ca. April 1818
Document Type Government document
Content Description Copy of a declaration including a letter in the report of the Select Committee investigating the expenditures made in the execution of the part of the Treaty of Ghent fixing the boundary line between Maine and Canada. The letter, written by Charles Turner, was critical of the execution of the treaty (see GLC05634.03). Also resolves "That the Select Committee be discharged from further considering the said report." Addressed to Cornelius P. Van Ness in Burlington, Vermont.
Subjects War of 1812  Military History  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  Treaty  Diplomacy  Boundary or Property Dispute  Surveying  Canada  Northwest Territory  Government and Civics  Congress  Finance  
People Turner, Charles (1760-1839)  Van Ness, Cornelius P. (Cornelius Peter) (1782-1852)  
Theme War of 1812; Foreign Affairs; Westward Expansion; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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