First Blacks in The Americas

The African Presence in The Dominican Republic

Manuscript No. 016

Date:    1504, August 26.  Medina del Campo, Spain
Theme: Since early on in the colonization of La Española, there was an interest for including black women among the enslaved black population being sent to the new colony
Source: PARES, Portal de Archivos Españoles, Archivo General de Indias, INDIFERENTE,418,L.1,F.132R.-133R.

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