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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Negro Slaves in Spanish America, 1563-1820



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Ramsdell, Charles
Title: Negro Slaves in Spanish America
Dates: 1563-1820
Abstract: Composed of a bound typescript volume, the Negro Slaves in Spanish America, 1563-1820, contains documents transcribed by Charles Ramsdell from Mexican archives.
Extent: 1 vol.
Language: Materials are written in Spanish.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Composed of a bound typescript volume, the Negro Slaves in Spanish America, 1563-1820, contains documents transcribed by Charles Ramsdell from Mexican archives. Topics include runaway slaves, fear of rebellion, and the slave trade in Florida, Texas, and Louisiana.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects
Slavery -- Louisiana
Slavery -- Texas
Slavery -- Florida
Spaniards -- Louisiana
Spaniards -- Texas
Spaniards -- Florida
Places
Florida -- History -- Spanish colony, 1564-1763
Texas -- History -- To 1846
Louisiana -- History -- 18th century

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Negro Slaves in Spanish America, 1563-1820, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2Q238 Negro Slaves in Spanish America, 1563-1820

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