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Great Britain. Treaties Treaty of Peace...between...James II...and...Lewis XIV...

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03985.04 Author/Creator: Great Britain. Treaties Place Written: London Type: Pamphlet Date: 1686 Pagination: 19 p. 16.7 x 20.8 cm

Summary of Content: Small quarto. Printed by the assigns of Thomas Newcomb. Stab-stitched. Concluded on the 21-31 day of July. The Treaty of Whitehall settled conflicts between Britain and France in America, including fishing rights, fur and Indian trade, and illegal smuggling. Signed on November 1686.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: TreatyGovernment and CivicsGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsDiplomacyBoundary or Property DisputeLand TransactionFranceCommercePeaceIndustryFur TradeAmerican Indian HistoryMerchants and TradeSmuggling

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