First Blacks in The Americas

The African Presence in The Dominican Republic

Manuscript No. 042

Date: 1510, January 22.  Valladolid, Spain
Theme: The King of Spain reiterated a prior order to the Casa de la Contratación for the sending of 50 “slaves” to La Española to work in the extraction of gold for the Crown
Source: PARES, Portal de Archivos Españoles, Archivo General de Indias,INDIFERENTE,418,L.2,F.98V.-99R.

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