Description[Slavery in Cuba]. Receipt for a Slave in Cuba Signed. Two pages with integral blank, 8.75" x 12.75", in Spanish, Cuba, February 6, 1871, acknowledging the sale of several black and Creole slaves between Brooks and Company and Marcelina Barthe. Docketed on page two. Cuba ended its participation in the slave trade in 1867, but it was not until 1886 that slavery was finally abolished by royal decree.
Condition: Five binding holes along the left margin; ink bleed-through. Toned along the upper and lower edges. Two small holes near the upper edge.
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