First Blacks in The Americas

The African Presence in The Dominican Republic

Manuscript No. 017

Date:     1519,  City of Santo Domingo
Theme: Amputation of the tips of some toes to three enslaved blacks in Santo Domingo City, as punishment for a homicide they had been convicted of
Source: Archivo General de Indias, Justicia 43. Número 1, fos. 71r. (lxxi), 71v., 74v. (lxxiiiio), 75r. (lxxv), 110r., 111r. (cxi), 124v., 125v., 386r. (ccclxxxo vi), 392r. (cccxcii), and 393r. (cccxciii).

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