Treaty of Rijswijk 1697
This treaty ended the
War of the Grand Alliance.
The Treaty of Rijswijk was discussed, concluded, and signed
September 20 - 21, and October 30, 1697, at Nieuwburg Castle,
located in the town of Rijswijk, the Netherlands.
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By means of this treaty, among
many other arrangements, Spain ceded the western third of
Hispaniola to France, which named it Saint-Domingue.
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Timeline of Slavery and Abolition