Treaty of Fontainebleau

On November 13, 1762 Spain gained the Louisiana Territory from France in the Treaty of Fontainebleau. 

This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.

Image from Library of Congress Archives under the public domain