Hyacinthe Rigaud's portrait of Louis XV shows France's king who signed the Treaty of Fontainebleau.
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.