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    [Slavery in Cuba]. Receipt for a Slave in Cuba. Two partially-printed pages, 8.25" x 12.5", in Spanish, Cuba, 1833, offering for sale a black, Creole female named "Trinidad," aged twenty-two years, described as good, pure, and perfect. This document also announces the freedom of Francisco, a mulatto, and Fortuna, a black female. 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: There is some ink burning where the ink was laid down heaviest throughout the text with additional wormholes, particularly along the left edge. Light foxing and ink bleed-through.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2015
    4th-5th Wednesday-Thursday
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