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

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03985.05 Author/Creator: Great Britain. Treaties Place Written: London Type: Pamphlets Date: 1713 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: 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.

People: Baskett, John

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Keywords/Subjects: Treaty, Government and Civics, Global History and Civics, Foreign Affairs, Diplomacy, Africa, Slave Trade, African American History, Slavery

Sub Era: Slavery