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Cuban mother wants her children returned, 1884  

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Manumission Expediente/Portfolio regarding a free black mother who children returned to her






Three documents comprising four leaves, ink manuscripts in various hands, plus blue partially printed cover. Various sizes, 31.5x22.5 cm (12½x8¾") or smaller, stitched together.

Isabel is "la morena libre", a free black mother making a claim to have her two free children ("sus hijos, los libertos), Ventura, 12, and Trinidad, 15, brought to her. D. Cruz Delgado, who has the children, has not responded to the claim and it is ordered the children be given to their mother, this according to the Royal Order of the 10th of October, 1883


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