American State Papers; Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States. 1st Session of the 1st Congress to the 35th Congress, Inclusive

American State Papers; Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States. 1st Session of the 1st Congress to the 35th Congress, Inclusive : Commencing March 4, 1789, and Ending March 3, 1859 Volume 6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1859 edition. Excerpt: ...into the Bay des Chaleurs, an arm of the Gulf St. Lawrence, which said Gulf, as the United States contend, is part of the Atlantic Ocean. 2dly. That the boundary line between the dominions of the two Powers, as described and intended by the treaty of 1783, extends due north from the source of the river St. Croix to the above described point, which, as the United States contend, is the northwest angle of Nova Scotia, and thence along the highlands which divide the rivers that empty themselves into the river St. Lawrence, from either the tributary streams of the river Restigouche and of the river St. John's, (which last river falls into Bay Fundy, and which bay, as the United States contend, is part of the Atlantic Ocean, ) or the other rivers which fall into the Atlantic Ocean, to the northwestcrnmost head of the Connecticut river, so that the said line shall, through its whole extent, from the northwest angle of Nova Scotia, as above described, pass between the sources of the said rivers, leaving on the right hand, and within the dominions of Great Britain, the sources of all the rivers that empty themselves into the river St. Lawrence, and on the left hand, and within the dominions of the United States, the sources of the tributary streams of the rivers Restigouche and St. John's, as well as of all the other rivers which fall into the Atlantic Ocean. 3dly. That the northwesternmost source of the branch of Connecticut river, now known by the name of stream, is the northwesternmost head of Connecticut river, described by the treaty of 1783, to which the boundary line aforesaid must extend, and thence proceed down the said branch to its junction with other branches of the said river, and down the said united branches, which, together, form...show more

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  • Paperback | 1010 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 51mm | 1,764g
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  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236952766
  • 9781236952769