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76,90

39, 42

134

A

Page
Acadia, area included in charter granted
for..

74, 85, 106
inclusion of, in Province of Massachu-

setts Bay.
Accepted boundary, legality of..

2
Adams, John, quoted..

26
Air space over state or nation, control of.

62
Alabama, admission of..

162
east boundary of..

154-155, 158-160
geographic facts concerning- 248, 252, 254, 255
north boundary of...

147, 163-164
south boundary of_

161-162
west boundary of..

162-163
Alabama Territory, formation of..

71, 162
Alaska, amount paid Russia by United
States for..

251
eastern boundary of, marking of.

44
monument on, view of..

pl. 2
settlement of...

44
extent of,

45, 258
geographic facts concerning --- 248, 253, 255, 258

purchase of
Alaskan Boundary Commission, appoint-
ment and decision of..

43-44
Alexandria, Va., included in the District of

Columbia
Altitudes, extreme and mean, of the several

Page
Belcher, Governor, marking of New Hamp-

shire and Massachusetts bound-
ary supervised by.

81-82
Bennett Island, description of.

59
Bermuda Islands, included in area of Virginia
by third charter...

138
Blaine, Wash., Peace Portal at, view of... pl. 2
Boston Corners, cession of, by Massachusetts
to New York

99
Boston Ten Towns, N. Y., land titles con-
firmed in.

98
Botetourt County, Va., formation of..

185
Breda, treaty of

106
Burnt Swamp Corner, R. I.-Mass., boundary
mark at.

91, 92, 93, 94, 95
Byrd line, survey of.

147-148

o

States and principal posses-
sions.

254-256
Altitudes, extreme, of the continents.

257
Annapolis, Nova Scotia, settlement at.

74
Arbitration by the Emperor of Germany 21
by the King of the Netherlands..

17
Areas of the States and outlying posses-
sions.

247-248
Arizona, admission of...

233
boundaries of..

233
surveys of.

39, 230, 232, 235-236
distance along southern boundary of. 26
geographic facts concerning -- 248, 254, 255
State Line Butte on north boundary of,
view of..

pl. 10
Arizona Territory, formation of.

73, 233
area transferred to Nevada from.

233
Arkansas, additions of 1905 and 1920 to.

180
admission of..

71, 178
boundaries of..

179-181
geographic facts concerning- 248, 254, 255
official spelling and pronunciation of
name.

178
survey of east boundary of..

181
north boundary of.

181
west boundary of..

181-182
Arkansaw Territory, formation of.

71, 178
reductions of area in 1824 and 1828.

178
Ashburton, Lord, mission of...

18
Astronomic positions, relation of, to geodetic
positions...

56
Augusta County, Va., formation of

185
Avulsion, boundaries not changed by. 3, 203, 231
land separated from Arkansas by.

180
land separated from Dakota Territory
by

212
land separated from Illinois by

194
lands separated from the United States or
Mexico by..

176-177
land separated from Vermont by.

88
Azimuth, definition of....

99
B
Bahia Honda, Cuba, area leased at

56
Baltimore, Lord, claim of, to country along

Delaware Bay and River to
mouth of Schuylkill..

120
grant of Maryland to.

127
Bancos in Rio Grande, elimination of -- 176-177
Barbé-Marbois, François de, testimony of,

on the limits of the Louisiana
Purchase.

30, 35

Cagayan Sulú, purchase of......

48
California, admission of..

72, 242
boundaries of..

243
distance along southern boundary of.. 26
early government of..

242
geographic facts concerning.

248,

252, 254, 255, 258
islands claimed as part of.

243, 244
position of northeast corner of..

244
refusal of, to cede territory to Nevada 234
south boundary of, establishment and
marking of

38
survey of east boundary of.

236-237
north boundary of..

244
Canadian boundary. See North boundary.
Canal Zone, acquisition of..

51-53
geographic facts concerning- 248, 253, 255
Carpenter line, location of..

225
Carteret, Sir George, heirs of, sell east New
Jersey-

116
and Berkeley, Lord John, New Jersey
bought by.

107, 116
Channels, choice of, for boundaries -

2
effects of changes in..

2-3
Charles I, charter granted to Sir Ferdinando
Gorges by.

75, 76
Charles II, charters granted by.. 100-101, 102
Cherokee Outlet, addition of, to Oklahoma
Territory..

217, 219
Cherokee strip, location of...

219
Choate, Rufus, quoted.

91
Choctaw line, course of.

178
Christmas Island, status of..

56
Clark, J. H., surveys by..

175
Clark map, boundary of Louisiana Purchase
shown on.

33
Coast lines of mainland of United States,
lengths of.

257-258
Coast lines of the States and outlying pos-
sessions, lengths of...

252-253
Collins and Sauthier, surveys by.

109
Colorado, admission of..

73, 224
geographic facts concerning. 248, 254, 525
survey of east boundary of..

216
north boundary of..

214, 222-223
south boundary of...

224-225
west boundary of..

225-226
Colorado Territory, formation of. 73, 223-224
Columbia River, boundary claimed by Great
Britain on.

14
Confederation, Articles of, dates of ratifica-
tion.

246
Confederation, Congress of, place and time of
sessions.

246
Congress, United States, early sessions of.. 246–247
Connecticut, boundary between New York

and, specifications for monu-
ments marking -

6
cession of western lands by

64, 66, 68, 106
colonial grants of lands in.

102-103
east boundary of...

96, 101-102
259

Page
Connecticut,
exchange of territory with New

103-104
geographic facts concerning -.-- _248, 252, 254, 255
monument at corner between Rhode Is-

land and Massachusetts and,
view of...

pl. 3
monument at northeast corner of, view of. pl. 3
north boundary of...

95-98
position of northeast corner of.

97
northwest corner of.

98
west boundary of...

103-106
Western Reserve of..

64, 66, 106
Constitution of the United States, dates of
ratification.

246
Continental Congress, place and time of ses-
sions of..

246
Continental Divide, western boundary of

New Mexico supposedly located
on.-

228
location of Montana boundary on.

220
Continents, highest and lowest altitudes of.. 257
Corner common to four States, location of.. 226
Corn Islands, Great and Little, convention
with Nicaragua regarding -

57
Countries, foreign, United States rights in... 59 60
Countries, how boundaries of, are established. 1
Court decisions, references to.

7
Crown Monument, N. H.-Maine-Canada,
position of.

79, 84
Crozat, Antoine de, grant of Louisiana Prov-
ince to..

27-28
Cuba, naval stations in.

56
Culpeper, Lord, tract in Virginia acquired by. 139
Cutt, John, commission issued to..

80

D

Dakota Territory, division of, into North and
South Dakota..

209-210
formation of..

73, 208
part of Idaho Territory restored to.

208
part of, included in Idaho Territory. 208

part of, transferred to Nebraska. 209, 211
Darling line, location of...

225, 226
Daughters of the American Revolution,

boundary stones of the District
of Columbia protected by

136
Dead Sea, Palestine, altitude of..

257
view of...

pl. 12
Deakins line, Md.-Va., course of..

131-132
Death Valley, Calif., view in.

pl. 7
Delaware, boundaries of.. 116-117, 120, 124-126

geographic facts concerning... 248, 252, 254, 255
monument on Maryland boundary of. 126
sale of, by Duke of York to William Penn. 107
settlement of, and changes in jurisdiction
over...

107, 124-125
State government formed.

125
triangle at Pennsylvania boundary of...- 121,

122, 126
Delaware River, jurisdiction over waters of
and islands in..

116-118
DeLong polar expedition, islands discovered
by....

59
Denmark, amount paid by United States for
islands acquired from.

252
Deseret, proposed territory of..

231
Des Moines River, rapids of..

205
Dexter and Hopkins line, survey of.

101
Disputes between States, how settled.

2
District of Columbia, boundaries of.. 133-137
boundaries of, marking of.

136, 137
boundary stone between Maryland and,
view of..

pl. 9
counties established in.

134
geographic facts concerning.. 248, 254, 255
lands for, ceded by Maryland and Vir-
ginia..

132
part of, retroceded to Virginia.

134
Disturnell map of Mexico, part of. pl. 6 (in pocket)
reference to, in treaty..

37-38
Donaldson, Thomas, quoted.

118-119
Dutch trading companies, operations by, on
Hudson River..

106
settlements on Delaware River acquired
and surrendered by..

118

E

Page
Ellicott, Andrew, surveys by.. 114, 123, 156, 157, 161
Envoys, diplomatic, residences for, owned by
the United States..

59-60
Erie triangle, claims to..

68
sale of, to Pennsylvania..

124
survey of east line of..

114, 124
Explorers, early, map of the United States
showing routes of.

pl. 4
Extraterritorial holdings.

59-60

F
Faden map, boundaries marked on..

32-33
Fairfax, Lord, boundaries of tract in Virginia
owned by.

139-141
Fairfax Stone, description of, in 1859.

141
placing of..

141
position of.

132
Fairhaven, Vt., part of, ceded to New York.. 88
Fincastle County, Va., formation of.. 142, 185
Fire lands of Connecticut, location of.

66
Flag, United States, act of Congress regard-
ing.

246
Florida, admission of.

161
division of, into East and West Florida.. 28
geographic facts concerning.

248,

252, 254, 255, 257, 258
north boundary of...

157-158, 161
purchase of.

34-36
purchase of, amount paid on account of.. 34, 249
Florida, East, formation of..

28
north boundary of...

25, 28
purchase of..

34-36
Florida, Province of, changes in jurisdiction
over..

28-29
Florida, Territory, formation of

161
Florida, West, claim of the United States to. 34
division of, between the United States
and Spain.

28-29
formation of.

28
insurrections in..

35
north boundary of..

25, 28
purchase of.

34-36
Foreword.

VII
France, colonial possessions in America relin-
quished by

29
Louisiana ceded to Spain by

28
Louisiana retroceded by Spain to..

28
Louisiana sold to the United States by. 29
Frankland, organization of.

182
Freeman, Thomas, surveys by..

163
French spoliation claims, amount paid in set-
tlement of

249
assumption of, by the United States.

29
Fundy, Bay of, ownership of islands in..

10
G
Gadsden Purchase, negotiation of.......

39
Ganong, W.F., quoted..

20
Gast, Pierre du, charter granted to.

74
Gatun Lake area, acquisition of.

52
General Land Office, records of.

244-245
Gente Hermosa Island, description of.. 55-56
Geodetic positions, relation of, to astronomic
positions.

66
Geographic centers of the States.

253-254
Georgia, addition of 1763 to..

152, 154
addition of 1802 to

154
cession of western lands by... 65, 67, 71, 154-155
colonial grants including-

153
east boundary of.

152–153, 157
geographic facts concerning - 248, 252, 254-255
north boundary of.

148, 154, 156-157
south boundary of.

153, 154, 157-159
west boundary of..

154-155, 159–160
Georgia, Strait of, settlement and marking of

boundary in..
Germany, Emperor of, arbitration by

21
Ghent, treaty of.

10
Gore at the northeast corner of Vermont, de-
scription of..

84
Gore on southlins of New York, claim of Con-
necticut to.

102
Gorges, Ferdinando, sale of the Province of
Maine by.

76

21, 22

Page
Gorges, Bir Ferdinando, charter granted to. 75–76
Capt. John Mason and, division of lands
by.

75
lands in New England granted to. 75
Government ofthe United States, lands ceded
for seat of..

132
organization and name of.

245-246
Government surveys, statute prohibiting
molestation of marks on.

7
Grand Manan Island, jurisdiction over..

10
Great Britain, trea of 1782 with.

8
treaty of 1783 with.

9
treaty of 1794 with.

9
treaty of 1814 with

10
treaty of 1818 with.

13
treaty of 1842 with,

18
treaty of 1846 with.

21
treaty of 1908 with

21
treaty of 1910 with.

22
treaty of 1925 with.

24
Great Corn Island, convention with Nica-
ragua..

57
Great Lakes, distances along northern bound-
ary of United States in.

25
lengths of United States shore lines on... 253
settlement of boundary in..

8, 11-13
Greenville treaty, boundary established by.. 191
Greer County, addition of, to Oklahoma. 217
dispute concerning -

171-172
Guadalupe-Hidalgo, treaty of, provisions of.. 37-38

treaty of, amounts paid Mexico under... 250
Guam, acquisition of..

47
geographic facts concerning. ... 48, 248, 253, 255
Guano islands, descriptions of...

54, 56
law concerning.-

54
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, area leased on... 56

H
Hafen, L. R., quoted..

229
Halls Stream, part of north boundary of
United States formed by-

19, 84
Hardwick, Lord Chancellor, quoted.

126
Haro, Strait of, settlement and marking of
boundary in.

21, 24
Hawaii, Republic of, annexation of

45, 46
Territory of, organization of.

46
Hawaiian Islands, geographic facts conærn-
ing

248, 253, 255
positions and sizes of.

46-47
Hazzen, Richard, and Mitchell, George, sur-
veys by

81-82
Henderson line, survey of.

143
Henlopen, Cape, point formerly known as... 128
Henrietta Island, description of..

59
Henry IV of France, charter of Acadia granted
by.

74, 106
High-water line, definition of..

5
Hopton, Lord, grant in Virginia to.

139
Howard, Md., monument on State line

north of, view ol.
Hudson Bay territory, south boundary of. 32,33,34
Hunnewell Point, Maine, settlement on..... 75

I

Page
Indiana Territory, additions of 1802 to..

191
formation of

69, 190-191
Illinois Territory separated from..

191
Michigan Territory separated from

191
Indian Stream Territory, organization of. 85
Indian Territory, area set a part as..

71-72
survey of west boundary of..

217
union of, with Oklahoma..

219
Inspection and repair of boundary marks... 7
International boundary marks, views of. . pl. 2
Iowa, admission of...

71, 204-205
geographic facts concerning. 248, 254, 255
north boundary of..

206
south boundary of.

204-206
west boundary of.

205
Iowa Territory, formation of. 70, 71, 203-204
Island, can not be in diferent states at high
and low water.

2-3
Islands in boundary rivers, ownership of...- 2
Isle of Pines, status of..

57
Itasca Lake, position of..

204

J
James I, charters granted by.... 74–75, 137, 138
Japan, treaty with, concerning island of Yap. 58
Jeannette Island, description of..

59
Jefferson, State of, proposed..

223
Jones Point, south corner stone of District of
Columbia at.

137
Juan de Fuca, Strait of, settlement and mark-
ing of boundary in..

21, 24
Junction of rivers, surveyor's device for find-
ing..

238

K
Kansas, admission of.

215
geographic facts concerning. 248, 254, 255
survey of east boundary of..

203
north boundary of.

215-216
west boundary of..

216
Kansas Territory, formation of..

72, 214
reduction of 1861..

215
Kentucky, admission of.

67, 186
boundaries of..

142–143, 183–184, 180
geographic facts concerning. 248, 254, 255
part of, west of Dorthward bond in Mís.
sissippi River..

181
Kentucky County, Va., formation of.. 142, 185–188
Keyapaba River, area north of, added to
Nebraska.

212
“Key of all keys," initial point of land grants

in District of Columbia, position
of..

137

pl. 3

Iberville River, boundary of British posses-
sions at.

28, 31
boundary of Louisiana on.

167
present name ol..

28
Idaho, admission of..

237-238
boundaries of...

238
distance along northern boundary of.. 26
geographic facts concerning. 248, 254, 255
survey of east boundary of. 220, 221, 223, 238-239
south boundary of..

231-232, 235
west boundary of.

238
daho Territory, formation of..

73, 210
reduction of 1864.

73, 219-220, 237
reduction of 1868.

73, 222, 237
Illinois, admission of.

70, 193
east boundary of..

193-194
geographic facts concerning.... 248, 253, 254, 255
north boundary of...

193, 194
Illinois Territory, formation of

70, 193
Indiana, admission of...

70, 191
east boundary of..

187, 190, 191
geographic facts concerning- 248, 253, 254, 255
north boundary of...

191-193
south and west boundaries of.. 191, 192, 193–194

L
Lake of the Woods, boundary from Lake

Superior to settlement and mark-
ing of..

8,3
boundary from Rocky Mountains to, set-

tlement and marking of.. 13,22
boundary west of, facts and opinions con-
cerning -

20-34
land of United States Dorthwest of..

207
line south at..

14
mark farthest north on, view of.. pl. 2
northwestern point of, latitude and lon-
gitude of..

14, 24
Lake Superior, boundary from Laka of the

Woods to, settlement and mark-
ing of.

8, 23
Lands owned by the original States, act of
1779 concerning.

64
location al..

63-64
transfer of, to the Government..

64-68
La Salle, Sieur de, discoveries of..

27
Las Palmas Island, ownership of..

49
Latitude, degrees ol, regarded as zonos.. 118 119
Latitudes, extreme, of continentel United
States.

257
LA Vérendrye, exploration by.

31
Legality of marked and accepted boundaries. 2
Little Corn Island, convention with Nica-
ragua regarding-

57
London, meridian oi, position of...

36
treaty of..

9
Long Island, N. Y., acquisition of, by thi
Duke of York.

107

Page
Longitudes, extreme, of continental United
States

257
Louisiana, addition of 1812 to..

35, 166
admission of.

71, 166
boundaries of

167-169
geographic facts concerning.... 248, 252, 254, 255
surveys of north boundary of.

168-169
Louisiana, District of, change of name. 71, 166
formation of

71, 166
Louisiana Province, cession of, to France by
Spain.

29
cession of, to Spain..

28
extent of..

27-34
Louisiana Purchase, amounts paid France on
account of

249
limits of.

29-34
negotiation of

29
Louisiana Territory, change of name...

200
M
Maine, acceptance of international boundary
by

Page
Massachusetts, north boundary of..

83, 87
position of northeast corner of..

83
southwest corner of..

98
survey and marking of exterior and inte
rior boundaries by.

99 100
west boundary of.

98, 99
Massachusetts Bay, colony of, charters of.. 89-90
Maurepas, Lake, boundary of Spanish pos-
sessions at

28
McCrady, Edward, quoted.

152
Melish map, northern boundary of United
States shown on.

33
Men-of-war, jurisdiction on board of.

60
Mexico, amounts paid by United States for

territory acquired from. 250-251
first cession of territory to United States
by.

37-38
monument No. 167 on boundary between

pl. 2

18, 20
admission of..

76-77
colonial grants of lands in..

74-76
distances along northern boundary of.. 25
first settlement in.

75
geographic facts concerning-

248,

252, 254, 255, 256
inclusion of, in the Province of Massa-
chusetts Bay.

76
Dorth and east boundaries of 8, 10, 14-20
preparations for war over international
boundary of..

18
protest of, against the boundary award

by the King of the Netherlands.. 17
west boundary of..

77-79
Manchac Bayou, early name of..

28
Mangsee Islands, ownership of..

49
Map of Mexico, by J. Disturnell, part of

pl. 6 (in pocket)
the British and French Dominions in

North America... pl. 5 (in pocket)
the United States, showing routes of
early explorers.

pl. 4
Mark No. 925 at Lake of the Woods, position
of.

14
Marked boundary, begality of

2
Marking of boundaries, methods of..

6-7
Marthas Vineyard, granted to the Duke of
York.

107
transferred to Massachusetts Bay colony. 108
Maryland, boundary between Virginia and. 127-132
boundary stone between District of
Columbia and, view of.

pl. 9
east boundary of..

125-126
geographic facts concerning.... 248, 252, 254, 255
grant of, to Lord Baltimore.

127
monument on Delaware boundary of... 126
monuments on north boundary of, views

pls. 3,9
Dorth boundary of.

120-122
position of northeast corner of.

121
release of Virginia's claims to. 127, 139–140
Mason, Capt. John, grant of 1029 to.

80
grant of 1635 to.

80
and Gorges, Sir Ferdinando, division of
lands by..

75
grant of 1622 to.

75
Mason and Dixon line, marking of.

121, 122
monuments on, views of..

pls. 3,9
survey of..

120-121
Masonia, tract of land so named.

80
Massachusetts, Boston Corners ceded to

New York by
boundaries between Rhode Island and,
negotiations concerning..

90-95
boundary between Connecticut and 95-98
cession of western lands by. 64, 65-66, 68, 98
claims of, to lands in New York settled 98, 108
colonial grants of lands in.

89-90
exchange of territory with Connecticut.. 96
with Rhode Island.

95
geographic facts concerning..., 248, 252, 254, 255

inspection and repair of marks by..-.- 7, 99-100
Massachusetts, investigation of Maine bound-
ary dispute by.

18
monument at corner between Rhode

Island and Connecticut and,
view of...

pl. 3

United States and, view of..
part of Disturnell map of ... pl. 6 (in pocket)
second cession of territory to United
States by..

39
Michigan, admission of.

70, 195–197
boundaries of

195–197
boundary between Wisconsin and, deter-
mination of

198-199
determination of south boundary of.... 187-190
distance along northern boundary of... 25

geographic facts concerning 248, 253, 254, 2 255
Michigan Territory, additions of 1818 to.. 195
additions of 1834 to..

70, 71, 195
formation of.

69, 195
original boundaries of.

195-196
separation of Wisconsin Territory from.. 195
Michler, Lieut. N., quoted...

141
Midway Islands, description of..

46
Ministers to foreign countries, residences of,

owned by the United States... 59-60
Minnesota, admission of.

71, 207
boundaries of.

182
boundary between Wisconsin and, de-
termination of

200
distance along northern boundary of.. 26
geographic facts concerning. 248, 253, 254, 255, 257
survey of east boundary of...

200
north boundary of..

23
west boundary of..

207
Minnesota Territory, formation of.. 70, 71, 206
Mississippi, admission of ..

164
geographic facts concerning. 248, 252, 254, 255
east boundary of..

162-163
north boundary of.

163, 165–166
south boundary of.

165
west boundary of..

166
Mississippi River, source of..

31
Mississippi Territory, addition of 1804 to. 164
addition of 1812 to.

35, 164
formation of.

71, 164
Missouri, addition of 1836 to.

202
admission of

71,

201
boundaries of..

201-203
geographic facts concerning- 248, 254, 255
jog at southeast corner of.

202
north boundary of.

202, 204-206
south boundary of.

181
west boundary of..

203
Missouri Territory, formation of.

71
subdivision of..

201-202
Mitchell, George, and Hazzen, Richard, sur-
veys by.

81-82
Mitchell map of the British and French do
minions in North America...

pl. 5 (in pocket)
description of..

26-27
Molestation of Government survey marks,

statute prohibiting-
Montana, admission of.

220
distance along northern boundary of. 26
geographic facts concerning.. 248, 254, 255
position of southeast corner of..

221
survey of east boundary of...

221
north boundary of..

23
south and west boundaries of.. 220-221
Montana Territory, addition of 1873 to. 220
formation of..

73, 219
Monument No. 167, on boundary between

United States and Mexico, view
of...

pl. 2

of.

pl. 2

as.

Page
Monument No. 208, on 49th parallel bound-

ary, view of..
Mount Everest, Himalaya Mountains, alti-
tude of..

257
view of

pl. 11
Mount McKinley, Alaska, altitude of.

258
view of..

pl. 1
Mount Whitney, Calif., altitude of.

258
view of

pl. 7

N
Nantucket, purchased by the Duke of York. 107

transferred to Massachusetts Bay colony. 108
Navassa Island, description of..

54
Navigable waters, definition of..

4
location of boundaries on.

3,4-5
Nebraska, addition of 1882 to.

212
admission of..

211
boundaries of.

211-212
geographic facts concerning- 248, 254, 255
survey of north boundary of.

212-214
south and west boundaries of.. 214, 215-216
Nebraska Territory, addition of 1861 to... 211
formation of

72,211
reductions of area in 1861 and 1863.

211
Netherlands, King of, award on northeastern
boundary by..

17
Nevada, additions of 1866 to.

73, 234-235
admission of...

73, 234
boundaries of..

234, 235
geographic facts concerning. 248, 254, 255
survey of east boundary of..

235-236
north boundary of...

235
southwest boundary of.

236-237
west boundary of..

236
Nevada Territory, addition to..

234
formation of

73, 234
New Amsterdam, capture and recapture of. 106, 107
New Castle, Del., boundary 12 miles from.. 118,

120, 121
New Caeserea, New Jersey so called..

115
New Connecticut, name taken by Vermont
in 1777.

86
New Hampshire, colonial grants of lands in.. 79-80

distances along northern boundary of.. 25
geographic facts concerning-... 248, 252, 254, 255
government of, administered by the
Massachusetts Bay colony.

80
north boundary of...

19, 84
position of southeast corner of..

83
southwest corner of..

83
south boundary of..

80-84
west boundary of..

84
New Hampshire grants, name used by Ver-
mont after 1777.

86
New Haven colony, union of, with Con-
necticut colony.

102
New Jersey, bought by Lord John Berkeley
and Sir George Carteret.

107
changes in ownership of

102
colonial grants of lands in.

115-116
geographic iacts concerning.... 248, 252, 254, 255
north and east boundaries of..

109-113
west boundary of...

116-118
New Mexico, admission of..

229
boundaries of...

226-229
boundary stone between Texas and, view

of..
boundary suit of, against Texas.. 204-205
distance along southern boundary of. 26
geographic facts concerning. 248, 254, 255
international boundary south of.

38, 39
position of northeast corner of...

217
survey of boundary between Texas and. 175-176
north boundary of..

224-225
west boundary of...

230
New Mexico Territory, addition of 1854 to.. 229
formation of...

72, 226
reductions of area of.
New Sweden, location of.

118
New York, Boston Ten Towns, land titles
confirmed in..

98
boundary between Connecticut and,

specifications for monuments
marking...

6
boundary between New Jersey and.... 109-113
boundary between Pennsylvania and.. 113-115
boundary, length of..

108
cession of western lands by ------ 64, 65, 68, 108

Page
New York, claim to Vermont relinquished
by...

86, 108
colonial grants of lands in.

106-107
distance along northern boundary of. 25
Dutch settlements in.

106
east boundary of.- 87-88, 98, 99, 103-106, 108-109
French occupation in.

106
geographic facts concerning.... 248, 252, 254, 255
Indian treaty acknowledging jurisdic-
tion of Great Britain in..

106
monument at north end of line between

Pennsylvania and, view of.. pl. 3
settlement of claims by Massachusetts to
landsin.

108
settlement of conflicting claims with the
Connecticut colony.

108
southwest corner of, position of.

114
west boundary of..

114
New York Bay and connected waters,
jurisdiction over.

110-111
No Man's Land, Public Land Strip known

217
North boundary of the United States, length
of..

22, 257
settlement of.

13-14, 21
See also Great Lakes, Lake of the Woods,

Northeast boundary, Rocky
Mountains, and St. Lawrence

River.
North Carolina, cession of western lands
by.

65, 67, 70, 147
colonial grants including...

145-147
geographic facts concerning..., 248, 252, 254, 256
north boundary of.

147-148, 151
positions on..

151
release of Virginia's claims to.

139-140
separation of South Carolina from. 146, 152
south boundary of..-..-.. 146-147, 148, 149, 151
positions on..

146
west boundary of..

149-151
North Dakota, admission of.

210
distance along northern boundary..

26
geographic facts concerning.. 248, 254, 256
position of northeast corner of..

210
survey of south boundary of.

210
See also Dakota Territory.
Northeast boundary of the United States,
arbitration on.

17
British comment on.

20
claim of Great Britain concerning..

15
claim of the United States concerning- 15
description of, in treaty of 1782.

8
formation and action of commission on.. 10-13
marking of.

22-23
negotiations concerning.

17, 18
settlement of...

18, 20
Nova Scotia. See A cadia.

pl. 9

Ohio, admission of...

69, 186–187
east boundary of..

122-123
geographic facts concerning.. 248, 254, 256
north boundary of..

187-190
west and south boundaries of..

190
Oklahoma, admission of..

73, 219
geographic facts concerning- 248, 254, 256
history of changes in..

219
survey of east boundary of. 178, 180, 203
north boundary of.

215, 225
south boundary of.

171-175
Oklahoma Territory, addition of Greer
County to..

217
formation of.

73, 216–219
One-hundredth meridian, surveys of. 173-174
Ontario, Province of, early boundaries of. 32
Oregon, admission of.

73, 241
boundaries of...

241-242
geographic facts concerning. 248, 252, 254, 256
survey of east boundary of.

238
north boundary of...

242
Oregon region, controversy with Great Brit-
ain concerning..

14, 21, 241
relation of, to the Louisiana Province. 28, 29-30
settlement of boundary through.

21, 23-24
treaty holding the area open..

13-14
Oregon Territory, formation of

72, 241
separation of Washington Territory from. 241
transfer of area to Washington Territory
from..

240

229

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