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Title
Decree Regarding Behavior During Carnivals
Collection

Miscellaneous Afro-Latin America Collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1789-02-10
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc MG 418
Shelf locator: Box 2, Folder 28
Topics
Blacks -- History -- Latin America
Blacks -- Social conditions
Slavery -- History -- Latin America
Slaves
Enslaved people
Mexico
Carnivals
Punishment
Genres
decrees
Notes
Content: Describes the behavior that will not be allowed and the punishments to be meted out to Spaniards, mulattoes, blacks, Indians, and other castes caught breaking the rules. Punishment for non-white was double the prison penalty received by Spaniards.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
Spanish, Castilian
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18401028
MSS Unit ID: 22005
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 01097b10-dfca-0132-8b30-58d385a7b928
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1789: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Decree Regarding Behavior During Carnivals" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1789. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/02dda2d0-dfca-0132-94fb-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Decree Regarding Behavior During Carnivals" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 13, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/02dda2d0-dfca-0132-94fb-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1789). Decree Regarding Behavior During Carnivals Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/02dda2d0-dfca-0132-94fb-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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Decree Regarding Behavior During Carnivals