First Blacks in The Americas

The African Presence in The Dominican Republic

Manuscript No. 050

Date:    1544, July 14.  Santo Domingo, La Española
Theme: Maroon and rebel Black slaves in La Española were a concern for residents of the city of Santo Domingo in the mid-1540s
Source: Archivo General de Indias, Justicia 62.  CUNY Dominican Studies Institute Dominican Colonial Documents

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