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Portuguese decree declaring that all ships arriving from Brazil are to be searched for contraband. Specifically slaves are to be searched for gold, silver and precious stones hidden in their garments.

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Collection

Brazil miscellaneous collection, 1751-1845

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1755-03-10
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
Notes
Content : Portuguese and Spanish

Content: Lest We Forget #054
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b11447971
UUID: 6d05d040-c623-012f-696b-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1755: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Portuguese decree declaring that all ships arriving from Brazil are to be searched for contraband. Specifically slaves are to be searched for gold, silver and precious stones hidden in their garments." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1755. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-c189-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Portuguese decree declaring that all ships arriving from Brazil are to be searched for contraband. Specifically slaves are to be searched for gold, silver and precious stones hidden in their garments." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 4, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-c189-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1755). Portuguese decree declaring that all ships arriving from Brazil are to be searched for contraband. Specifically slaves are to be searched for gold, silver and precious stones hidden in their garments. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-c189-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Portuguese decree declaring that all ships arriving from Brazil are to be searched for contraband.  Specifically slaves are to be searched for gold, silver and precious stones hidden in their garments.