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Ties of Common Blood: A
History of Maine's Northeast Boundary Dispute with Great Britain, 1783-1842
- Geraldine Tidd Scott. The definitive history of the boundary dispute
as experienced by the citizens and officials at the local, state, and provincial
levels, both British and American. Based on journals, documents, speeches,
letter books, and collections of correspondence of participants on both sides of
the controversy to chronicle the dispute from its origins to the establishment
of an agreed- upon boundary with the Treaty of Washington in 1842. Appendices
list settlers in the disputed territory and neighboring Aroostook County towns,
Canadian timber harvesters, the land agent's civil posse, militia rolls, land
claims from Aroostook, etc. 1991, paper, index, biblio., illus., maps, 445 pp.