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Great Britain. Treaties The Assiento...for allowing to...Great Britain the liberty of importing negroes

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03985.05 Author/Creator: Great Britain. Treaties Place Written: London Type: Pamphlet Date: 1713 Pagination: 48 p. 18.3 x 23.7 cm Order a Copy

Printed by John Baskett. Missing 1/3 permission leaf. The Assiento Treaty between England and Spain. Spain granted England an official monopoly to supply slaves from Africa to the Spanish New World. Signed on 25 March 1713.

Baskett, John, fl. 1713

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