To prevent the impious and inhuman abuse being perpetuated in some provinces of Portugal on prisoners

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Title
To prevent the impious and inhuman abuse being perpetuated in some provinces of Portugal on prisoners
Additional title: Portuguese law declaring all blacks born after its publication free, January 16, 1773.
Collection

Brazil Miscellaneous Collections

Ten 18th-Century Royal Portugese Laws

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1773-01-16
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: To prevent the impious and inhuman abuse being perpetuated in some provinces of Portugal on prisoners, named blacks, negroes, mesticos, and others truly blacks, by carrying on an abominable commerce with them, usurping the liberty of the miserable children, pretending that they are born slaves, it is ordered that in the future all persons born after the publication of this law are free and eligible for all offices, honors, and dignities.
Content: Lest We Forget #164
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): cd129b20-4a82-0133-586a-00505686d14e
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  • 1773: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
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To prevent the impious and inhuman abuse being perpetuated in some provinces of Portugal on prisoners