The commerce between Angola, Congo, Loango, Benguella and the other Portuguese possessions and the mainland

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Title
The commerce between Angola, Congo, Loango, Benguella and the other Portuguese possessions and the mainland
Additional title: Portuguese law banning the monopoly on slave trading between Angola, Congo, Loango, Benguela, and other possessions and the mainland, January 11, 1758.
Collection

Brazil Miscellaneous Collections

Ten 18th-Century Royal Portugese Laws

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1758-01-11
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc MG 230
Topics
Slavery -- Brazil
Slave trade -- Brazil
Slavery Law and legislation
Slavery -- Angola
Slavery -- Portugal
Slave trade -- Portugal
Genres
Laws
Notes
Content: The commerce between Angola, Congo, Loango, Benguella and the other Portuguese possessions and the mainland, which has been the exclusive privilege of certain persons up to now, is hereby declared free. Ships which have been carrying slaves for the account and risk of their owners are now free to carry slaves for anybody's account, but not exceeding the number permitted in each port.
Content: Lest We Forget #050
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
Portuguese
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11447971
Archives EAD ID: 20549
Accession number: SCM 84-30
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d88a21b0-4a84-0133-102e-00505686d14e
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Item timeline of events

  • 1758: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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The commerce between Angola, Congo, Loango, Benguella and the other Portuguese possessions and the mainland