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Title
The Slave Trade in Mar del Plata
Collection

Miscellaneous Afro-Latin America Collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1749
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 19
Topics
Blacks -- History -- Latin America
Blacks -- Social conditions
Slavery -- History -- Latin America
Slaves
Enslaved people
Mar del Plata (Argentina)
Genres
Documents
Notes
Content: Document about a legal dispute during the mid-18th century between Argentinean slave importers and traders. It provides a rich description of the commercial slave importation system as well as the structure of the plantation system in the region of Mar del Plata. The manuscript contains detailed information regarding the number of slaves passing through Mar del Plata and the various prices of enslaved Africans imported during the four-year period.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
Spanish, Castilian
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18401028
MSS Unit ID: 22005
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fc8ad700-e087-0132-1233-58d385a7b928
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1749: Created
  • 2015: 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. "The Slave Trade in Mar del Plata" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1749. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a7497a90-0bcd-0133-4f4b-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "The Slave Trade in Mar del Plata" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 12, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a7497a90-0bcd-0133-4f4b-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1749). The Slave Trade in Mar del Plata Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a7497a90-0bcd-0133-4f4b-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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The Slave Trade in Mar del Plata