The bargain was closed by a preliminary treaty signed at San Ildefonso on October 1, 1800.
In San Ildefonso no man dared to disbelieve the word of the Church.
The last great middle-pointed feature is the chapel of San Ildefonso, at the extreme east end of the church.
That night the cibolero had not one friend in San Ildefonso.
It was natural that those of San Ildefonso should dream of similar action, and conspire.
But the populace of San Ildefonso no longer regarded them in this light.
Yes—the cibolero returned to the valley of San Ildefonso, but he came not alone.
With the treaty of San Ildefonso, Uruguay began her real existence.
They returned to their country laden with the plunder of San Ildefonso—to them the legitimate spoils of war.
Thus, no man saying them nay, they arrived at the Hermitage of San Ildefonso.