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Lord Ashburton, ca. 1845

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Lord Ashburton, ca. 1845
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Description

A painting of Lord Ashburton (Alexander Baring), the British Foreign Secretary who, in 1842 negotiated with U.S. Secretary of State Daniel Webster to reach the Webster-Ashurton Treaty that established the current boundary between Maine and Canada that ended the Aroostook War.

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