All ships arriving from Brazil or other overseas possessions are to be strictly searched for contraband

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Title
All ships arriving from Brazil or other overseas possessions are to be strictly searched for contraband
Additional title: 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.
Collection

Brazil Miscellaneous Collections

Ten 18th-Century Royal Portugese Laws

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
Genres
Laws
Notes
Content: All ships arriving from Brazil or other overseas possessions are to be strictly searched for contraband. Specifically, slaves are to be searched for gold, silver, and precious stones hidden in their garments.
Content: Lest We Forget #054
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): 672ad530-4a9f-0133-fb40-00505686d14e
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1755: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "All ships arriving from Brazil or other overseas possessions are to be strictly searched for contraband" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1755. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2988db10-4e8f-0133-f234-00505686a51c

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "All ships arriving from Brazil or other overseas possessions are to be strictly searched for contraband" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 27, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2988db10-4e8f-0133-f234-00505686a51c

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1755). All ships arriving from Brazil or other overseas possessions are to be strictly searched for contraband Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2988db10-4e8f-0133-f234-00505686a51c

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All ships arriving from Brazil or other overseas possessions are to be strictly searched for contraband