Colombian Slave Sale Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0955

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a manuscript dated 1680 documenting the sale of slave named "Mauricia", a young girl aged 10 or 11 in Colombia. The slave was sold by Garcia Martin de la Reina Alferes of the city of Neiva, Colombia to Pedro de Arana Berino of San Juan de Pasto. The slave was sold for 260 Patacones (also known as a peso).

Dates

  • 1680

Conditions Governing Access

This collection may be viewed only in the reading room of Special Collections in the Jean and Alexander Heard Library. Collections should be requested 2-3 days prior to visiting in order to facilitate easier access. For questions or to request a collection, contact specialcollections@vanderbilt.edu.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

This collection contains a manuscript dated 1680 documenting the sale of slave named "Mauricia", a young girl aged 10 or 11 in Colombia.

Physical Location

Special Collections & Archives
Title
Finding Aid for the Colombian Slave Sale Manuscript
Status
Completed
Author
Zach Johnson
Date
February 2020
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Jean and Alexander Heard Library
419 21st Avenue South
Nashville TN 37203 United States


 

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