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U.S. Treaties Collection of treaties

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08688 Author/Creator: U.S. Treaties Place Written: s.l. Type: Pamphlet Date: 1789 ca. Pagination:

Three major treaties printed in full, including ones between the United States and the Shawnee Nation (31 January 1786), with Morocco (January 1787), and France (November 1788). Disbound from the 3 volume set of United States Acts.

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