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Title
Maria Garcia, Liberta
Collection

Miscellaneous Afro-Latin America Collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1831
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc MG 418
Shelf locator: Box 1, Folder 15
Topics
Blacks -- History -- Latin America
Blacks -- Social conditions
Slavery -- History -- Latin America
Slaves
Enslaved people
Argentina
Genres
Correspondence
Notes
Content: Joaquin Antonio Sanaballa, husband of Maria Garcia, a free woman (Liberta), declares that his wife was taken by Portuguese pirates and given to Don Genero Chaves who gave her to Don Vicente Rosas on the condition that he teach her to pray; that Rosas refuses to allow wife and husband to meet; that Rosas went to ask intervention of a priest who told him to go to court, from which he now asks for justice.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
Spanish, Castilian
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18401028
MSS Unit ID: 22005
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 80bde830-dbc5-0132-7ee7-58d385a7bbd0
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1831: 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. "Maria Garcia, Liberta" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1831. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/8185a7e0-dbc5-0132-91cc-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Maria Garcia, Liberta" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 18, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/8185a7e0-dbc5-0132-91cc-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1831). Maria Garcia, Liberta Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/8185a7e0-dbc5-0132-91cc-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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Maria Garcia, Liberta