First Blacks in The Americas

The African Presence in The Dominican Republic

Manuscript No. 068

Date:    1501, October 16.  Seville, Spain
Theme: A Black man named Pedro was hired in Seville as a servant to work for two years in La Española digging for gold or whatever else he is assigned to do by his employer, in exchange for a salary and lodging, meals and beverage during the  period of the contract
Source: Archivo Histórico Provincial de Sevilla—Protocolos Notariales, 9101P, Libro Unico, fo. 604ro-604vo, Oficio 15, Escribano Público: Bernal González Vallecillo

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