Joseph II breaks diplomatic relations with Holland

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Historical Context Note

Two Austrian vessels, ordered to navigate the Scheldt, are fired on by the Dutch, causing a European crisis, in which Louis XVI offers to mediate (leads to treaty of Fontainebleau, Nov. 8th, 1785)
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Editors. "Joseph II breaks diplomatic relations with Holland". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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