Manuscript No. 069
Date: 1580, July 2. Seville, Spain
Theme: Some time after been freed by her former owners, María de Cota, an until then enslaved black woman from Santo Domingo residing in Seville, requested a royal license to travel from Seville to La Española with her three-year old daughter
Source: PARES, Portal de Archivos Españoles--Archivo General de Indias, INDIFERENTE, 2060,N. 10.