London: Printed by T. Harrison and S. Brooke, 1786. 15pp. printed in double-column format in parallel English and French. Small quarto. Modern half calf and marbled boards. Near fine. Item #WRCAM10734
The 1783 treaty between Spain and England had been concluded as part of the general ending of the American War of Independence, and left a number of points unresolved. This document settles issues relating to South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Specific points include a British pledge to evacuate the land of the "Mosquito" Indians in Belize and other Spanish possessions, in return for the right to gather fruits and wood, "without even excepting mahogany." OCLC locates five copies. A scarce treaty, with significant ramifications for colonial Latin America. DAVENPORT 175. OCLC 12651227.