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Collection of treaties between Great Britian and foreign powers

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03985.11 Author/Creator: Place Written: London Type: Book Date: 1762-1795 Pagination: 2 v.

Summary of Content: Blind stamp of "Foreign Office." Volumes contain first official British editions of twenty-eight treaties concluded with foreign governments from 1762 to 1795.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: TreatyGovernment and CivicsGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsDiplomacy

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