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The Short-Lived Franco-American Consular Convention (1788–1800) and the Trouble with Reciprocal Extraterritorial Jurisdictional Privileges

In the latest editorial for Oxford Historical Treaties, Ana Delic examines the Franco-American Consular Convention (1788) in order to gather clues as to the reasons behind the demise of Western reciprocal consular jurisdictional privileges at the turn of the nineteenth century.

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Image credit: Conrad Alexandre Gérard, the first Consul-General of France in the United States, 1779, by Charles Willson Peale (American, 1741–1827). Public Doman via Wikimedia Commons.


 

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