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Brazil miscellaneous collection

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Brazil miscellaneous collection, 1751-1888.
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Box 1Moving imageUse in libraryLoanedSc MG 230 Box 1Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives
box 2Moving imageUse in libraryLoanedSc MG 230 box 2Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives

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Description
1.4 lin. ft.
Subjects
Language (note)
  • Portuguese and Spanish.
Processing Action (note)
  • Surveyed
  • Accessioned
  • Cataloging updated
Call Number
Sc MG 230
Title
Brazil miscellaneous collection, 1751-1888.
Summary
Historic documents pertaining to slavery in Brazil including a royal Portuguese decree regarding punishment of slaves using forbidden weapons, 1756; ten laws dealing with various aspects of slavery, mainly in Brazil and Angola, 1751-1773; instructions to the captain of a Portugese schooner regarding slave traffic, 1845; account book of a Brazilian official with list of slaves, their provenance, and cost, 1813; a royal Portuguese decree regarding the slave trade, 1807; Brazilian bills of sale for slaves, 1813; a manuscript of an officer moving to Portugal, 1813; and a printed decree regulating the forced draft of slaves into the Armed Forces, 1813.
Language
Portuguese and Spanish.
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Research Call Number
Sc MG 230
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