First Blacks in The Americas

The African Presence in The Dominican Republic

Manuscript No. 009

Date: 1505, September 15. Segovia, Spain
Theme: Order from the Spanish Crown to La Española’s Governor Nicolás de Ovando, agreeing to send more black slaves and mandating the enslaved blacks available in the colony to be put to work in the gold mines
Source: PARES, Portal de Archivos Españoles, Archivo General de Indias, INDIFERENTE, 418, L.1, F.180V-181V—1—Imagen Núm: 1/3 

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