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Treaty of Paris (1783) Provisional articles..by the...commissioners

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03985.15 Author/Creator: Treaty of Paris (1783) Place Written: London Type: Pamphlet Date: 1783 Pagination: 8 p. 17.5 x 22.7 cm

Summary of Content: Printed by T. Harrison and S. Brooke. The first treaty between Great Britain and the United States. This provisional agreement is the first document in which Britain recognized US independence. Signed on 30 November 1782.

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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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