Antique uncolored map of Maine showing the boundary lines that were disputed in the Aroostook War. This map shows the boundary lines as the Americans claimed it, as the British claimed it, and as William, the King of the Netherlands who was chosen as a neutral arbitrator, suggested it should be. None of these boundaries are exactly the line that was finally adopted because the US rejected William's suggestion and ultimately lost 900 square miles in the final settlement. Despite being called a war, no battles were ever fought. There was significant debate in Congress on this topic in 1839, when this was probably published. From the Family Magazine, published in either 1839 or 1843 (there is some ambiguity as to which date is correct). Very good antique condition with light toning, and some light minor spotting. Text from reverse side visible. Approximately 7.5 x 5.5 inches to the neatline, sheet measures 10.5 x 6.5 inches.
Antique Uncolored Map
Maker: The Family Magazine
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