First Blacks in The Americas

The African Presence in The Dominican Republic

Manuscript No. 053 - Part 06

Date:  1575, December 16. Santo Domingo, La Española
Theme: Public auction of enslaved Africans seized from a Portuguese slave ship after arriving in La Española from Africa without a valid Spanish trading license
Source: AGI, Escribanía de Cámara,1-A, fos. 574v.—627v.  CUNY DSI Dominican Colonial Documents Collection

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