- Versailles, Treaty of
- Signed between Great Britain and the rebellious thirteen colonies, 1783. Acknowledged the independence of the thirteen colonies; settled the boundaries between the latter and British North America; dealt with the fisheries question; and provided for amnesty to Loyalists and the restoration of their property. The colonies repudiating the last obligation, provision was made by the British government for compensation to the Loyalists, many of whom were given grants of land in Upper Canada, New Brunswick, and the Eastern Townships.Index: WM Concluded in 1783, 269; assured the independence of the thirteen colonies, 269. S Its provisions for protection of Loyalists, 52-54; not carried out in its integrity by the united colonies, 118.Bib.: Hertslet, Treaties and Conventions.
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