The British Dominions in North America: Or, A Topographical and Statistical Description of the Provinces of Lower and Upper Canada, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, the Islands of Newfoundland, Prince Edward, and Cape Breton. Including Considerations on Land-granting and Emigration. To which are Annexed Statistical Tables and Tables of Distances &c. ...
H. Colburn & R. Bentley, 1831
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Seite 498 - St. Croix River to the highlands; along the said highlands which divide those rivers that empty themselves into the river St. Lawrence, from those which fall into the Atlantic Ocean...
Seite 423 - Cataraquy; thence along the middle of said river into Lake Ontario, through the middle of said lake until it strikes the communication by water between that lake and Lake Erie ; thence along the middle of said communication into Lake Erie, through the middle of said lake until it arrives at the water communication between that lake and Lake Huron; thence along the middle of said water communication into the Lake Huron ; thence through the middle of said lake to the water communication between that...
Seite 424 - Island ; thence westernly, crossing the centre of the last mentioned channel, until it approaches within one hundred yards of the north shore of the Lower Sault Island ; thence up the north branch of the river, keeping to the north of, and near, the Lower Sault Island...
Seite 425 - ... to enter the Strait between Navy and Grand Islands; thence, along the middle of said Strait, to the head of Navy Island ; thence, to the West and South of, and near to, Grand and Beaver Islands, and to the West of Strawberry. Squaw, and Bird Islands, to Lake Erie; thence. Southerly and Westerly, along the middle of Lake Erie, in a direction to enter the passage immediately South of Middle Island...
Seite 425 - United States or their Territories Do and each of them Does belong to the United States of America in conformity with the true intent of the second Article of the said Treaty of 1783 and of the Sixth Article of the Treaty of Ghent.