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Title
Fugitive Slaves in the New World
Collection

Miscellaneous Afro-Latin America Collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1789 - 1859 (Questionable)
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc MG 418
Shelf locator: Box 1, Folder 1
Topics
Blacks -- History -- Latin America
Blacks -- Social conditions
Slavery -- History -- Latin America
Slaves
Enslaved people
Spain
Genres
decrees
Notes
Content: Royal decree issued by the King of Spain concerning fugitive slaves, stating that slaves fleeing from other territories into Spanish America became free and were not to be returned to their former owners.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
Spanish, Castilian
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18401028
MSS Unit ID: 22005
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cf3e3af0-d7eb-0132-bf5f-58d385a7bbd0
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1789: Created (Approximate)
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Fugitive Slaves in the New World" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1789 - 1859. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d1432c60-d7eb-0132-b02d-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Fugitive Slaves in the New World" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 25, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d1432c60-d7eb-0132-b02d-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1789 - 1859). Fugitive Slaves in the New World Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d1432c60-d7eb-0132-b02d-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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Fugitive Slaves in the New World