First Blacks in The Americas

The African Presence in The Dominican Republic

Manuscript No. 058

Date: 1568-1572, approximately. Santo Domingo, La Española.
Theme: Opinions of local royal prosecutor Santiago del Riego about the need for additional enslaved labor and other pending issues in La Española as shared in a letter to the Crown.
Source: PARES, Portal de Archivos Españoles—Archivo General de Indias, Patronato, 173, N.2, R6.

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