Slave Registration certificate
Scope and Contents
Slave Registration Certificate. Guayamo: 24 March 1871. A small printed form completed by hand. Issued to Jacinto Texidor for his slave, Valentin, 51 years of age, born in Africa. Signed by three officials and certified with a revenue stamp.
- 1871 March 24
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This certificate from 1871 reflects Puerto Rico's slave trade from Africa. Two years later, slavery would be abolished in Puerto Rico.
0.167 Cubic Feet (1 sheet)
Language of Materials
This collection consists of a slave registration certificate issued on 24 March 1871 to Jacinto Texidor for his slave, Valentin, 51 years of age, born in Africa.
Purchased from Kaaterskill Books, August 2009.
Finding aid prepared by Kelly Spring on 24 November 2009.
- Guide to the Slave Registration certificate
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
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