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Treaty of Paris (1783) Preliminary articles of peace... [between England and France]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03985.08 Author/Creator: Treaty of Paris (1783) Place Written: London Type: Book Date: 1783 Pagination: 14 p. 17.4 x 21.8 cm

Summary of Content: Small quarto. Printed by T. Harrison and S. Brooke. A tentative settlement of the French and English peace, releasing the United States to go ahead with a final settlement. Signed on 20 January 1783.


Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: TreatyGovernment and CivicsGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsDiplomacyRevolutionary WarMilitary HistoryFrancePeace

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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