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Title
No negroes may be taken from Portuguese seaports to foreign territories
Additional title: Portuguese law forbidding traders to transport slaves from Portuguese seaports to colonial territories held by other nations, October 14, 1751.
Collection

Brazil Miscellaneous Collections

Ten 18th-Century Royal Portugese Laws

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1751-10-14
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: No negroes may be taken from Portuguese seaports to foreign territories, particularly not to the colony of Sacramento or other countries bordering on Brazil. Traders who do not obey this law will be fined the triple value of the slave, one half going to the denouncer, the other half to the royal treasury, and the smuggler to be deported to Angola for ten years.
Content: Lest We Forget #046
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): 7bec0f70-4a9b-0133-715c-00505686a51c
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Item timeline of events

  • 1751: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "No negroes may be taken from Portuguese seaports to foreign territories" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1751. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1305d5e0-4e8f-0133-1c61-00505686a51c

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1751). No negroes may be taken from Portuguese seaports to foreign territories Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1305d5e0-4e8f-0133-1c61-00505686a51c

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No negroes may be taken from Portuguese seaports to foreign territories