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Ms. record of Cuban slave auction 1865  

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Manuscript documentation of a slave auction in Cuba, with a list of slaves and their owners


Santiago de Cuba




10 leaves, most written on both sides, in ink. Various sizes of paper, 31.7x22 cm (12½x8½").

Manuscript record of a slave auction in the General Depository for Slaves (standard holding area for slaves) including a list of slaves (on two pages) to be sold and who their owners are. The slave auction is held according to regulations published for auctions for the General Depository for Slaves (as noted on the first page). A complete and exceptionally rare historical document signed by a Marquis on the final page.

Lot Amendments

Some bleed-through of the ink and other minor wear; very good.

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