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1846 Treaty b/w U.S. and England settling 49th Parallel and ownership of Oregon

A treaty between the United States and England set the 49th parallel (the northern border of Washington state) as the U.S. border with Canada.

CREDIT: J.K. Gill & Cos. map of Washingtonter, 1878. CALL NUMBER: G4280 1878 .G5 TIL

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