First Blacks in The Americas

The African Presence in The Dominican Republic

Manuscript No. 060

Date:   1497-1501
Theme: Somewhere between 1497 and 1501, a black woman in the early village of Santo Domingo established the first hospital-like healing site of the colonial Americas.
Source: PARES, Portal de Archivos Españoles — Archivo General de Indias,SANTO_DOMINGO, 93, R.6.

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