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Title
A female slave has been declared free by the authorities in Bahia
Additional title: Portuguese law declaring a female slave in Bahia free, January 16, 1759.
Collection

Brazil Miscellaneous Collections

Ten 18th-Century Royal Portugese Laws

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1759-01-16
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: A female slave has been declared free by the authorities in Bahia. The same procedure is to be followed in all cases involving the freeing or voiding the freedom of female slaves in Brazil.
Content: Lest We Forget #166
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
Portuguese
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11447971
Accession number: SCM 84-30
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 428522f0-4a83-0133-e9b6-00505686d14e
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Item timeline of events

  • 1759: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "A female slave has been declared free by the authorities in Bahia" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1759. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c6abf960-4e8e-0133-1f3e-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "A female slave has been declared free by the authorities in Bahia" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 24, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c6abf960-4e8e-0133-1f3e-00505686a51c

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1759). A female slave has been declared free by the authorities in Bahia Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c6abf960-4e8e-0133-1f3e-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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A female slave has been declared free by the authorities in Bahia