First Blacks in The Americas

The African Presence in The Dominican Republic

Manuscript No. 005

Date:     1501, September 16, Granada
Theme: By 1501 enslaved Blacks raised in Spain were already seen as a convenient labor force for the Spanish colonization of the Americas, but non Christianized Blacks were banned 
Source: PARES, Portal de Archivos Españoles--Archivo General de Indias, INDIFERENTE, 418, L.1, F. 41V

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