Treaty of peace

TREATY OF PEACE. A treaty of peace is an agreement or contract made by belligerent powers, in which they agree to lay down their arms, and by which they stipulate the conditions of peace, and regulate the manner in which it is to be restored and supported Vatt. lib. 4, c. 2, Sec. 9.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The case of the treaty of peace with Britain adds great weight to this reasoning.
A treaty of peace between Massachusetts and the French colony was then signed."
The limits, as fixed by the treaty of peace, are: on the east the Atlantic, on the south the latitude of thirty-one degrees, on the west the Mississippi, and on the north an irregular line running in some instances beyond the forty-fifth degree, in others falling as low as the forty-second.
The States within the limits of whose colonial governments they were comprised have claimed them as their property, the others have contended that the rights of the crown in this article devolved upon the Union; especially as to all that part of the Western territory which, either by actual possession, or through the submission of the Indian proprietors, was subjected to the jurisdiction of the king of Great Britain, till it was relinquished in the treaty of peace. This, it has been said, was at all events an acquisition to the Confederacy by compact with a foreign power.
I will therefore once more sign a treaty of peace with you, and see that you do not infringe it on your side; at least, as you are so excellent a politician, I may expect you will keep your leagues, like the French, till your interest calls upon you to break them."
A committee of three from each side was appointed, and after months of disputation, a treaty of peace was drawn up and signed.
Wyeth predicted that they would lose their scalps; for he had heard the Crows denounce vengeance on them, for having murdered two of their warriors who had ventured among them on the faith of a treaty of peace. It is probable, however, that this pacific errand was all a pretence, and that the real object of the Blackfeet braves was to hang about the skirts of the Crow band, steal their horses, and take the scalps of stragglers.
It was more like an 'Art of the Deal' negotiation that led to the 'Treaty of Peace and Amity' between the US and Japan.
Views were exchanged on the review of Treaty of Peace and Friendship of 1950 and submission of a report of the Eminent Persons Group on Nepal-India Relations (EPG-NIR).
On 28 June 1919--the fifth anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo--New Zealand Prime Minister William Massey signed the Treaty of Peace in the Hall of Mirrors at Versailles, near Paris, that formally ended the war with Germany sparked by that slaying.
If we look at our Treaty of Peace with Tripoli, which was negotiated in the last year of President George Washington's administration in 1796, Article XI reads, "The government of the United States of America is not in any sense founded on the Christian religion."
officials also acknowledged the 40th anniversary of the Treaty of Peace between Egypt and Israel, which was signed March 26, 1979 in Washington, D.C., and extended appreciation for Egypt's continued regional leadership.