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Title
Negros Cimarrones
Collection

Miscellaneous Afro-Latin America Collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1837 - 1838
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 22
Topics
Blacks -- History -- Latin America
Blacks -- Social conditions
Slavery -- History -- Latin America
Slaves
Enslaved people
Slave insurrections
Matanzas (Cuba)
Genres
reports
Notes
Content: Series of handwritten reports made to the provincial governor by Captain Antonio Garacia Gral and his subordinates, providing an account of maroons who had revolted and escaped into the forests of Ceira de Mocha in Matanzas Province. The military was unable to subdue them and hired bounty hunters with dogs to enter the forests in pursuit.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
Spanish, Castilian
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18401028
MSS Unit ID: 22005
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b0b35680-dfab-0132-2a0d-58d385a7b928
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1837: Created (Approximate)
  • 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. "Negros Cimarrones" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1837 - 1838. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b1fd9420-dfab-0132-353f-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Negros Cimarrones" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 13, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b1fd9420-dfab-0132-353f-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1837 - 1838). Negros Cimarrones Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b1fd9420-dfab-0132-353f-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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Negros Cimarrones