[TWO MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENTS ADDRESSING THE TRANSFER OF CUBAN SLAVES]
Havana, 1845. pp. Folio. Loose sheets. Previously folded, Both leaves ink and blind stamped. Light wear and discoloration around edges, scattered foxing, one small tear at foot of one leaf. Very good. Two official documents issued from Havana in October 1845 regarding licenses for the transportation of slaves across Cuba. One letter requests a license be granted for the travel of a black slave named Miguel, "de nacion Ganga," to the town of Olimpo. The other grants a license for the transport of a black African slave named Desideria so that she may be sent to Matanzas. Interesting manuscript evidence of the organization and bureaucracy of the Cuban slave trade in the mid-19th century.
(Inventory #: WRCAM51764)
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