Lithograph with very large margins. 431 x 610mm (17 x 24"). Small nicks and tears around edges.
The Convention of 1800, also known as the Treaty of Mortefontaine. The signing seen here on September 30, 1800 between the United States and France to settle the hostilities that had erupted during the Quasi-War. U.S President John Adams sent a commission composed of William Vans Murray, Oliver Ellsworth, and William Richardson Davie to negotiate the agreement. Published in A.V. Arnault's 'Vie politique et militaire de Napoléon', Paris, 1822-1826.
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