Jail-keepers in the state of Brazil are permitted to ask 120 Reis per day for the sustenance of each slave in their jail

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Jail-keepers in the state of Brazil are permitted to ask 120 Reis per day for the sustenance of each slave in their jail
Additional title: Portuguese law establishing maintenance fees for slaves held in Brazilian jails, October 3, 1758.
Collection

Brazil Miscellaneous Collections

Ten 18th-Century Royal Portugese Laws

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1758-10-03
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: Jail-keepers in the state of Brazil are permitted to ask 120 Reis per day for the sustenance of each slave in their jail. Jailers who do not comply with the prescribed quantity and quality of food are subject to punishment, for their transgressions and inhuman treatment of incarcerated slaves.
Content: Lest We Forget #167
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): ed7482c0-4aa0-0133-0414-00505686a51c
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  • 1758: 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. "Jail-keepers in the state of Brazil are permitted to ask 120 Reis per day for the sustenance of each slave in their jail" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1758. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5a1784a0-4e8f-0133-862d-00505686a51c

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Jail-keepers in the state of Brazil are permitted to ask 120 Reis per day for the sustenance of each slave in their jail" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 29, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5a1784a0-4e8f-0133-862d-00505686a51c

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1758). Jail-keepers in the state of Brazil are permitted to ask 120 Reis per day for the sustenance of each slave in their jail Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5a1784a0-4e8f-0133-862d-00505686a51c

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Jail-keepers in the state of Brazil are permitted to ask 120 Reis per day for the sustenance of each slave in their jail