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Title
Correspondence of the 3rd Division of His Majesty's Lancers
Collection

Miscellaneous Afro-Latin America Collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1833
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 23
Topics
Blacks -- History -- Latin America
Blacks -- Social conditions
Slavery -- History -- Latin America
Slaves
Enslaved people
Matanzas (Cuba)
Slave insurrections
Genres
Correspondence
Notes
Content: Twenty-two reports on the campaign to capture the leader of a group of Africans in the remote area of Guachinango. The Africans were led by "Felipe, ganga," a native African. The insurrection ended in February 1833 with the capture of Felipe, some of his followers, and an arsenal. He was tried with seven others, though their fate is not specified.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
Spanish, Castilian
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18401028
MSS Unit ID: 22005
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 84c9b720-dfac-0132-43eb-58d385a7b928
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1833: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Correspondence of the 3rd Division of His Majesty's Lancers" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1833. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/858da990-dfac-0132-7dcc-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Correspondence of the 3rd Division of His Majesty's Lancers" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 19, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/858da990-dfac-0132-7dcc-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1833). Correspondence of the 3rd Division of His Majesty's Lancers Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/858da990-dfac-0132-7dcc-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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Correspondence of the 3rd Division of His Majesty's Lancers