Plan to illustrate 'Memorandum respecting the Island of San Juan'. Great Britain. Foreign Office. 1859


1 item (originally to illustrate 'Memorandum respecting the Island of San Juan') extracted from ADM 1/5720. Plan illustrating proposals for a boundary between British and United States' possesions, in the vicinity of Vancouver Island and the mainland around San Juan Island [now in Washington State, United States of America]. Reference table to proposed boundary lines. Scale: 1 inch to 3.2 miles (calculated). A note reads 'Copied from a reconnaissance by the officers of the U.S. Navy in 1854 with the exception of the lines drawn through the channels'. Initialled by 'G.H.R', HMS Plumper, 3 December 1857 and signed by James [?Prevost], Captain HMS Satellite. Titles supplied by cataloger.

In Collection:
Creator Contributor Subject Language Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 1 sheet
Alternative title
  • San Juan Islands and surrounding area
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 49.48262, -124.06723
  • 39.76, -98.5
  • 48.58316, -122.96796
  • 48.93502, -123.58864
  • 49.65064, -125.44939
  • 60.10867, -113.64258
Chronological coverage
  • 1854 to 1857
Additional physical characteristics
  • 1:202,752
Physical repository Collection
  • Early BC Maps Collection
  • National Archives of the UK
Provider Sponsor
  • Funded by a Canadian Council of Archives, Archival Community Digitization Program.
Genre Date digitized
  • April 12, 2010
Technical note
  • Watermarks added to images by KM, JF, and CDW. Metadata by JTP April 28, 2010.
  • 600 dpi jpg
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