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Collection Reference Number GLC05634.06
From Archive Folder Northwest Boundary: with 4 letters, printed report and folding map 
Title Discussion and resolution pertaining the fifth and seventh articles of the Treaty of Ghent
Date ca. 1818
Document Type Government document
Content Description Discusses executing the fifth article of the Treaty of Ghent, which pertained to establishing a United States-Canada border and the expenses associated with it. Concludes that the analysis is preliminary but recommends a resolution requesting that the president "arrange with the British government some mode of designating the boundary line, under the 5 & 7 articles of the treaty of Ghent, which shall require less time and expense, than the one which the Commissioners have heretofore pursued."
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  President  
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