Definition of Assiento. Meaning of Assiento. Synonyms of Assiento

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Definition of Assiento

Assiento
Assiento As`si*en"to, n. [Sp. asiento seat, contract or agreement, fr. asentar to place on a chair, to adjust, to make an agreement; a (L. ad) + sentar, a participial verb; as if there were a L. sedentare to cause to sit, fr. sedens, sedentis, p. pr. of sed?re to sit.] A contract or convention between Spain and other powers for furnishing negro slaves for the Spanish dominions in America, esp. the contract made with Great Britain in 1713.

Meaning of Assiento from wikipedia

- The asiento was the license issued by the Spanish crown, by which a set of merchants received the monopoly on a trade route or product. They were included...
- following the War of Spanish Succession, which gave the United Kingdom an ****iento to supply slaves and engage in limited trade in other goods in the region...
- following the War of Spanish Succession, which gave the United Kingdom an ****iento to trade, and to sell slaves in the region for thirty years. In fact the...
- Commons, London, 1747. Considerations on the Revival of the Royal-British ****iento, between his Catholic Majesty and the … South-Sea Company. With an … attempt...
- Séphiha, op. cit. La forma Mair se recoge por Jewish Encyclopedia. Dado ****iento que al día siguiente se baptizaría con solemnidad, partiose de sus atezas...
- the Spanish territories was made under the conditions sti****ted in the ****iento contract. The disastrous journey had seen one third of the human cargo...
- Woodbridge, judge-advocate of Barbados and director-general of the Royal ****iento Company, who died on 11 February 1721, and whose portrait was painted by...
- Woodbridge, judge-advocate of Barbados and director-general of the Royal ****iento Company, who died on 11 February 1721, and whose portrait was painted by...
- take a sea-voyage, and being acquainted with a ship chaplain on board the ****iento, a vessel trading with Guinea and carrying slaves to Buenos Aires, he accepted...
- it was alleged that Moore, with others, was an interested party in the ****iento contract. On 10 June a committee was appointed by the directors of the...
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