London : T.R. Harrison, [1843?]; 20 pages
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Aberdeen, George Hamilton Gordon, Earl of, 1784-1860.
Ashburton, Alexander Baring, Baron, 1774-1848.
United States. Dept. of State.
Great Britain. Foreign Office.
Correspondence between Great Britain and the United States relative to the treaty lately concluded at Washington : including instructions from the Earl of Aberdeen to Lord Ashburton, 1842-43.
|Published||London : T.R. Harrison, [1843?]|
Great Britain.Treaties, etc.United States,1842 Aug. 9.
United States.Treaties, etc.Great Britain,1842 Aug. 9.
Grande-Bretagne.Traités, etc.États-Unis,1842 août 9.
États-Unis.Traités, etc.Grande-Bretagne,1842 août 9.
Slave trade -- United States.
Esclaves -- Commerce -- États-Unis.
|Document source||Scanned from a CIHM microfiche of the original publication held by the National Library of Canada.|
Title from title screen.
The Ashburton-Webster Treaty was signed at Washington, on Aug. 9, 1842. It settled several outstanding disgreements between Great Britain and the United States, especially with relation to boundaries (the Maine-New Brunswick boundary in particular). Cf. Ency. Canadiana, v. 1, p. 228. This document discusses the slave trade and the right to search or visit vessels on the seas.
"Presented to the House of Commons, by Her Majesty's Command, April 1843."
19 p. ; 35 cm.