New rates of customs duty are established for the importation of slaves and ivory from Angola and other Portugese possessions

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New rates of customs duty are established for the importation of slaves and ivory from Angola and other Portugese possessions
Collection

Brazil Miscellaneous Collections

Ten 18th-Century Royal Portugese Laws

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1758-01-25
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc MG 230
Topics
Slavery -- Brazil
Slave trade -- Brazil
Slavery Law and legislation
Slavery -- Angola
Slavery -- Portugal
Slave trade -- Portugal
Genres
Laws
Notes
Content: New rates of customs duty are established for the importation of slaves and ivory from Angola and other Portuguese possessions to take effect January 5, 1760: 8,700 Reis for male and female slaves 4-feet heigh, and 4,350 Reis for children. Also maximum freight charges of 6,000 Reis per head, whether young or old.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
Portuguese
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11447971
Archives EAD ID: 20549
Accession number: SCM 84-30
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5f508e90-4a84-0133-1406-00505686d14e
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  • 2016: Digitized
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New rates of customs duty are established for the importation of slaves and ivory from Angola and other Portugese possessions