Editors. "Elgin Treaty between Britain and USA". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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Britain and USA sign the Elgin Treaty, moving towards a situation of free trade between the USA and Canada. The terms of this agreement are passed through the Canadian Legislature on 23rd September.