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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Captain Joaquin Antonio da Cortá  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 5 7/8 x 8 1/4 in. (14.9 x 21 cm)
Type:
letters (correspondence)
Place depicted:
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Latin America, South America
Montevideo, Uruguay, Latin America, South America
Date:
June 30,1840
Description:
A single-sided handwritten letter to the captain of the Convenção from the Rio de Janeiro police. There is a signature at the lower right of the main text, and a notation in a separate hand at the bottom left corner of the document. Both texts include the date [Junio 30 1840].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Colonialism  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Law  Search this
Portuguese colonialism  Search this
Slave trade  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.1.235.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a26e1bb3-c9d5-44a7-b29e-2b1d78ec8543
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.1.235.2