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Collection Reference Number GLC05634.02
From Archive Folder Northwest Boundary: with 4 letters, printed report and folding map 
Title Report on the progress and expenditures of the Commissioners regarding the fifth, sixth, and seventh articles of the Treaty of Ghent
Date 3 February 1821
Author Van Ness, Cornelius P. (1782-1852)  
Document Type Government document
Content Description The fifth, sixth, and seventh articles of the Treaty of Ghent pertained to the establishment of various parts of the boundary between the United States and Canada. Van Ness was the commissioner for the section of the boundary outlined in article five and Peter B. Porter was the commissioner for the section outlined in articles six and seven. The report ends with a printed letter from Van Ness to Secretary of State John Quincy Adams regarding the execution of article five.
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  
People Van Ness, Cornelius P. (Cornelius Peter) (1782-1852)  Porter, Peter B. (Peter Buell) (1773-1844)  Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)  
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