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Treaty of Paris (1783) Preliminary articles of peace between...Brittanick Majesty and the King of Spain

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03985.10 Author/Creator: Treaty of Paris (1783) Place Written: London Type: Pamphlet Date: 1783 Pagination: 10 p. 19.5 x 25.5 cm

Summary of Content: First official english publication of preliminary articles of peace between England and Spain. Printed by T. Harrison and S. Brooke. References: American Controversy 83-44, Davenport 170.

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Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: TreatyGovernment and CivicsGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsDiplomacyRevolutionary WarPeaceMilitary History

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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