Lot 1078: 27V Van Buren / Polk / Buchanan NORTHEASTERN BOUNDARY DOCUMENTS 1837-48 Antique United States Canadian History Poinsett Maine Leather Clamshell Case

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the 27 monographs and articles collected into one clamshell case, with the title "Northeastern Boundary Documents: Washington 1837-48" on the spine. This lot includes a manifest, hand-cut and pasted with clippings from dealers' catalogs, listing titles and information about these pamphlets. One unnumbered clipping is pasted to the bottom of this manifest, the title listed on which is not present within this clamshell case. The 27 numbered clippings read as follows (please email us for a complete list as it is too large to post to Invaluable): 1. Van Buren, M. NORTHEASTERN BOUNDARY: MESSAGE FROM ... Wash., HD31, 1837. 32pp. dbd. First edition. 2. Van Buren, M. NORTHERN FRONTIER. MESSAGE FROM... UPON THE SUBJECT OF THE DISTURBANCE OF THE NORTHERN FRONTIER OF THE UNITED STATES. Wash., HD73, 1838. 6pp. dbd. First edition. TPL 2224. 3. [NORTHEAST BOUNDARY]. Van Buren, Martin. MAINE BOUNDARY. MR. GREELY, ETC. MESSAGE FROM ... IN RELATION TO THE IMPRISONMENT OF MR. GREELEY, AT FREDERICKTON, IN THE BRITISH PROVINCE OF NEW BRUSNWICK, ETC. Wash., 1838. 438pp. Half morocco. First edition. The major source on the subject. 4. Van Buren, M. MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES ... CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND GREAT BRITAIN ON THE SUBJECT OF THE NORTHEASTERN BOUNDARY... Wash., SD319, 1838. 32pp. dbd. First edition. 5. Kent, Edward. NORTHEASTERN BOUNDARY. MESSAGE OF ... AND RESOLUTIONS OF THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MAINE ... Wash., HD354, 1838. 7pp. dbd. First edition. Not in TPL Cat. or Supp. 6. MESSAGE FROM THE GOVERNOR AND RESOLUTIONS OF THE LEGISLATURE OF MAINE, IN RELATION TO THE NORTHEASTERN BOUNDARY OF THAT STATE. Wash., SD424, 1838. 7pp. dbd. First edition. Not in TPL Cat. or Supp. 7. Van Buren, Martin. MESSAGE FROM... TRANSMITTING A COMMUNICATION FROM THE GOVERNOR OF MAINE IN RELATION TO THE NORTHEASTERN BOUNDARY, AND THE CLAIMS OF EBENEZER S. GREELY, JOHN BAKER AND OTHERS. Wash., SD451, 1838. 9pp. dbd. First edition. TPL 2223. 8. Van Buren, Martin. CLAIMS OF MAINE-NORTHEASTERN BOUNDARY. MESSAGE FROM ...TRANSMITTING DOCUMENTS. Wash., HD380, 1838. 9pp. dbd. First edition. Not in TPL Cat. or Supp. 9. Van Buren, Martin. BRITISH STEAMBOAT SIR ROBERT PEEL AND AMERICAN STEAMBOAT TELEGRAPH. MESSAGE FROM... UPON THE SUBJECT OF OUTRAGES COMMITTED ... ON THE WATERS OF THE NORTHERN FRONTIER OF THE UNITED STATES. Wash., HD440, 1838. 27pp. dbd. First edition. TPL 2222. 10. [CANADA]. Buchanan, James. IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES ... REPORT ... THE "BILL TO PROVIDE FOR SURVEYING THE NORTHEASTERN BOUNDARY LINE OF THE UNITED STATES, ACCORDING TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE TREATY OF PEACE OF SEVENTEEN HUNDRED AND EIGHTY THREE" ... Wash., SD502, 1838. 16pp. Illus., 2 large folded maps of the U. S.-Canada boundary. dbd. Flrst edition. TPL 2221. A most important report. 11. Poinsett, REPORT FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR ... IN REFERENCE TO THE DEFENCE OF THE FRONTIER OF MAINE. Wash., SD35, 1838. 16pp. dbd. 12. Van Buren, M. TERRITORIAL RELATlONS-UNITED STATES AND GREAT BRITAIN. MESSAGE FROM... Wash., HD181, 1839. 92,44pp. dbd. First edition. Deals mainly with upper and lower Canada and Hudson's Bay. TPL 5165. 13. Van Buren, Martin. MESSAGE OF ... IN RELATION TO THE DISPUTE BETWEEN THE STATE OF MAINE AND THE BRITISH PROVINCE OF NEW BRUNSWICK. Wash., SD270, 1839. 32pp. dbd. First edition. TPL 2329. 14. Van Buren, Martin. MESSAGE FROM... TRANSMITTING ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS IN RELATION TO THE DISPUTE BETWEEN THE STATE OF MAINE AND THE BRITISH PROVINCE OF NEW BRUNSWICK. Wash., SD271, 1839. 8pp. dbd. First edition. TPL 2330. 15. DISTURBANCE IN MAIN ... MR. HOWARD ... SUBMITTED THE FOLLOWING REPORT ... ENCLOSING SUNDRY PAPERS RELATING TO THE DISTURBANCES UPON THE AROOSTOUK RIVER ... Wash., HR314, 1839. 7pp. dbd. First edition. Not in TPL Cat. or Supp. 16. [NORTHEAST BOUNDARY]. Van Buren, M. MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES ... IN RELATION TO THE NORTHEASTERN BOUNDARY AND THE JURISDICTION OF THE DISPUTED TERRITORY: AND, ALSO IN RELATION TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF MILITARY POSTS IN THE STATE OF MAINE. Wash., SD107, 1840. 66pp. dbd. First edition. 17. Van Buren, M. TWO MESSAGES FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, COMMUNICATING ADDITIONAL CORRESPONDENCE IN RELATION TO THE ADJUSTMENT OF THE NORTHEASTERN BOUNDARY AND THE OCCUPATION OF THE DISPUTED TERRITORY. Wash., SD266, 1840. 14pp. dbd. First edition. 18. Van Buren, M. MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, COMMUNICATING ADDITIONAL CORRESPONDENCE IN RELATION TO THE ADJUSTMENT OF THE NORTHEASTERN BOUNDARY, AND THE OCCUPATION OF THE DISPUTED TERRITORY. Wash., SD319, 1840. 7pp. dbd. First edition. 19. Van Buren. MAINE AND NEW BRUNSWICK. MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT ... Wash., HD169, 1840. 22pp. dbd. First edition. Not in TPL. 20. Poinsett, J. R. NORTHERN FRONTIER, U. S.-DEFENCE. LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR... Wash., HD192, 1840. 6pp. dbd. First edition. 21. Van Buren, M. MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES IN RELATION TO THE ADJUSTMENT OF THE NORTHEASTERN BOUNDARY. Wash., SD580, 1840. 5pp. dbd. First edition. 22. Van Buren, M. SURVEY NORTHEASTERN BOUNDARY UNITED STATES. MESSAGE FROM... Wash., HD93, 1841. 12pp. dbd. First edition. 23. Van Buren, M. MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING A COPY OF THE REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONERS FOR THE EXPLORATION AND SURVEY OF THE NORTHEASTERN BOUNDARY. Wash., SD173, 1841. 13pp. dbd. First edition. 24. Van Buren, M. NORTHEASTERN BOUNDARY. MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TRANSMITTING A COPY OF THE REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONERS FOR THE EXPLORATION AND SURVEY OF THE NORTHEASTERN BOUNDARY ... Wash., HD102, 1841. 13pp. dbd. First edition. 25. [NORTHEAST BOUNDARY] . Polk, James K. NORTHEASTERN BOUNDARY. MESSAGE FROM ... TRANSMITTING CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN THIS GOVERNMENT AND GREAT BRITAIN ... IN RELATION TO THE "WASHINGTON TREATY", AND TO THE FREE NAVIGATION OF THE RIVER ST. JOHN AND TO THE DISPUTED TERRITORY FUND ... Wash., HDllO, 1846. 78pp. dbd. First edition. Not in TPL Cat. or Supp. Covers the years 1845 and 1846 and is a mine of valuable information. 26. Polk, James K. MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES IN ANSWER TO ... COMMUNICATING THE CORRESPONDENCE WHICH TOOK PLACE BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF GREAT BRITAIN AND THAT OF THE UNITED STATES BETWEEN 1840...1841 RELATIVE TO THE NORTHEASTERN BOUNDARY. Wash., SD274, 1846. 22pp. dbd. 27. Buchanan, James. REPORT OF ... TRANSMITTING... REPORTS OF THE COMMISSIONERS, UNDER THE TREATY OF WASHINGTON... Wash., SD71, 1848. 11pp. dbd. First edition.
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