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Administracion general de rentas reales maritimas (fl. 1839) [Official document citing goods on board the Amistad] [In Spanish]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05636.57 Author/Creator: Administracion general de rentas reales maritimas (fl. 1839) Place Written: Havana, Cuba Type: Document signed Date: 25 June 1839 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 30.5 x 20.7 cm.

Summary of Content: Partially printed. Bill of lading for the schooner Amistad. Lists items to be shipped for Don F. de Sandoval. Cites the Amistad's destination as Guanaja. States "por [by] Carpineti Carranera" at the bottom of the page.

People: Administracion general de rentas reales maritimas, fl. 1839

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: AmistadAfrican American HistorySlaverySlave TradeSlave RebellionAfricaMutinyMaritimeLawGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsPrisonerJudiciaryLatin and South AmericaCaribbean

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