Britain and the USA sign the Jay Treaty

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Historical Context Note

Following U.S. embargo on British shipping, John Jay negotiates treaty with Britain, by which Britain evacuates frontier posts in North-west and appoints commissioners to settle the boundary dispute.

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Editors. "Britain and the USA sign the Jay Treaty". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
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