The great inconveniences which have resulted from the excessive, immoral, illegal annual transports of slaves from Africa, America, and Asia

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Title
The great inconveniences which have resulted from the excessive, immoral, illegal annual transports of slaves from Africa, America, and Asia
Additional title: Portuguese law.
Collection

Brazil Miscellaneous Collections

Ten 18th-Century Royal Portugese Laws

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1761-09-19
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: The great inconveniences which have resulted from the excessive, immoral, illegal annual transports of slaves from Africa, America, and Asia in extraordinary numbers into these kingdoms resulting in a considerable lack of workers in the agriculture and mines in my overseas dominions... It is ordered that six months, resp. one year from the publication of this law in the ports of America, Africa, and Asia, no slave, male or female, may be transported into these kingdoms of Portugal and Algarve. After these periods freed slaves will not be required to have letters of manumission or other official certificates of their free status.
Content: Lest We Forget #045
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): b8b84800-4a83-0133-8c09-00505686d14e
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  • 1761: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1761). The great inconveniences which have resulted from the excessive, immoral, illegal annual transports of slaves from Africa, America, and Asia Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/dd1d0f10-4e8e-0133-ed33-00505686a51c

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The great inconveniences which have resulted from the excessive, immoral, illegal annual transports of slaves from Africa, America, and Asia