of Utrecht, 1713
This treaty is actually one of a number
of "treaties of Utrecht" between different
countries marking the end of the
War of Spanish Succession.
Some important articles:
- Article X: France is to restore all lands and buildings on
"the bay and straights of Hudson" to Britain.
- Article XI: France is to restore the properties of the Hudson's
Bay Company and compensate the company.
- Article XII: France cedes Acadia to Britain.
- Article XIII: France cedes its claim to Newfoundland, with
the exception of fishing rights along the coast from Cape Bonavista
to Pointe Riche. Cape Breton to "belong of right"
to the French.
text in French.