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Treaty of Washington : its negotiation, execution, and the discussions relating thereto Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879


"Articles XXXIV to XLII of the treaty provided for arbitration to determine which channel would form the boundary line between Vancouver Island and the United States. Chapter 4 gives a history of the northwest boundary dispute and a review of the positions of the British and American governments (p. 220-225). The author was a leading advocate of the American claim." -- Lowther, B. J., & Laing, M. (1968). A bibliography of British Columbia: Laying the foundations, 1849-1899. Victoria, BC: University of Victoria, p. 49.

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