Treaty of Aranjuez (1801)
|Treaty between Spain and France.|
Talleyrand; a versatile and subtle diplomatist, the Treaty was one part of a complex series of interlocking agreements
|Context||Confirmation of the Third Treaty of San Ildefonso; Spain agrees to transfer Spanish Louisiana to France for territories in Italy.|
|Signed||21 March 1801|
The Treaty of Aranjuez (1801) was signed on 21 March 1801 by France and Spain. It confirmed the terms of the secret Third Treaty of San Ildefonso dated 1 October 1800. That treaty said Spain would give its North American colony of Spanish Louisiana for territories in Tuscany.