First Blacks in The Americas

The African Presence in The Dominican Republic

Manuscript No. 002

Date:    Possibly 1501­­­­
Theme: Recommended tax rate on sugar for La Española as part of an early colonial proposed tax regime. Sugar production in Iberian posessions at the time was associated with enslaved Black labor
Source: PARES, Portal de Archivos Españoles--Archivo General de Indias, INDIFERENTE,418,L.1-113- Imagen Núm: 112 /378 – Imagen Núm: 115/378.

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