To make it clear on the definition of viz. means to wit. The treaty was signed thirteen times, one for each of the colonies listed, since the Congress of the Confederation lacked any diplomatic authority.Originally Posted by Treaty of Paris 1783
I give you the legal definition of state from Bouvier's 1856 Law Dictionary.
You were saying about South Carolina not being an indepedent nation?The several states composing the United States are sovereign and independent, in all things not surrendered to the national government by the constitution, and are considered, on general principles, by each other as foreign states, yet their mutual relations are rather those of domestic independence, than of foreign alienation.
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