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Title
Payment of Taxes by Widows, Single Women, and Matrons
Collection

Miscellaneous Afro-Latin America Collection

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1789-09-19
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 29
Topics
Blacks -- History -- Latin America
Blacks -- Social conditions
Slavery -- History -- Latin America
Slaves
Enslaved people
Taxation
Mexico
Genres
decrees
Notes
Content: Refers to the decree issued March 26, 1787, establishing that free black, mulatto, and other caste widows, single women, and matrons would be exempted from the payment of taxes. This decree establishes a mechanism for the circulation of copies of the decree among government officials and compliance with the 1787 decree.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
Spanish, Castilian
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18401028
MSS Unit ID: 22005
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 91efaf30-dfaf-0132-ca23-58d385a7bbd0
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1789: Issued
  • 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. "Payment of Taxes by Widows, Single Women, and Matrons" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1789-09-19. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/96c32310-dfaf-0132-9eb3-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Payment of Taxes by Widows, Single Women, and Matrons" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 8, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/96c32310-dfaf-0132-9eb3-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1789-09-19). Payment of Taxes by Widows, Single Women, and Matrons Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/96c32310-dfaf-0132-9eb3-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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Payment of Taxes by Widows, Single Women, and Matrons