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Treaty concluded and signed at Madrid... [Assiento slave trade]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07594 Author/Creator: Place Written: London Type: Pamphlet Date: 1750 Pagination: 15 p. 25.2 x 19.6 cm

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Summary of Content: "Treaty between the ministers plenipotentaries of their Brittanick and Catholic majesties-end of Assiento Treaty between Britain and Spain regulating slave trade." Concluded October 5. Printed in French, English, Spanish.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: TreatySlaverySlave TradeAfrican American HistoryDiplomacyGlobal History and CivicsForeign Affairs

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