United States v. Maine
452 U.S. 429 (1975)

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United States v. Maine, 452 U.S. 429 (1981)

United States v. Maine (Massachusetts Boundary Case)

No. 35, Orig.

Decided March 17, 1975

Decree entered October 6, 1975

Supplemental decree entered June 15, 1981

452 U.S. 429

ON JOINT MOTION FOR ENTRY OF SUPPLEMENTAL DECREE

Supplemental decree entered.

Opinion reported: 420 U. S. 420 U.S. 515; decree reported: 423 U. S. 423 U.S. 1.

The Report of the Special Master is received and ordered filed.

SUPPLEMENTAL DECREE

The Court's Special Master having filed a Report recommending the entry of a supplemental decree for the purpose of defining with greater particularity the boundary line between the submerged lands of the United States and the submerged lands of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, as contemplated by the Court's Decree of October 6, 1975, 423 U. S. 423 U.S. 1, and the Court's Order of June 29, 1977, 433 U.S. 917, appointing the Honorable Walter E. Hoffman as Special Master in this cause, and the United States and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts having stated their acquiescence in the recommendations of the said Report:

IT IS ORDERED, ADJUDGED, AND DECREED As FOLLOWS:

1. The coastline of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, as that term is used in the Court's Decree herein dated October 6, 1975, shall be, in the area hereafter specified:

(a) A straight line running southwesterly from a point on the mean low water line at Eastern Point on Cape Ann (approximately 42

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