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Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Advertencia. La presente reseña de los acontecimientos..

Identifier: MS Group 162

Manuscript "Advertencia" by Antonio Prats, describing the events that resulted in his arrest during the period of political unrest leading up to the 10 Years War in Cuba.

Dates: circa 1863

Bill of sale for the coffee plantation La Criolla and its slaves

Identifier: MSS 0546

A manuscript containing the Coffee Plantation, La Criolla's bill of sale and the individual names of its slaves.

Dates: 1871

Chinese Indentured Workers in Cuba Contracts

Identifier: MSS 0359
Abstract The collection houses 30 Cuban contracts spanning from 1861 to 1878 for Chinese indentured workers. The collection also includes one identification card of an enslaved man from Macau, China, and two lists of Chinese laborers sent from China to Cuba. The contracts hail from different parts of Cuba and include personal information about the workers as well as information regarding the conditions of the contract and special provisions. This collection offers a glimpse into the changing nature...
Dates: 1861-1878; Majority of material found within 1868

Cuban Slave Death Certificates and Burial Letters Collection

Identifier: MSS 0397

The collection, which spans the second half of the nineteenth century, includes 28 documents. Some are letters of slave owners to the priest of the church of Montserrat in Havana, Cuba; others are death certificates of slaves, runaway slaves, and free persons of color issued by the Real Hospital de Caridad de San Felipe y Santiago.

Dates: 1852-1898; Majority of material found within 1860s-1870s

Cuban Slave Insurance Collection

Identifier: MS Group 268

Seventeen documents pertaining to insurance for slaves in Cuba.

Dates: 1855-1878

Hart Family Papers

Identifier: MS 242

Correspondence and documents of Florida Governor Ossian B. Hart, his father Isaiah Hart, his wife Catherine Hart, and his sister-in-law Emma Campbell.

Dates: 1838-1914

James David Glunt Collection

Identifier: Ms 043
Abstract Documents collected by James David Glunt for his dissertation, primarily relating to Florida history in the second Spanish period (1784-1821) and territorial period (1821-1845), particularly plantation slavery. A donation of additional material in 2016 included material on the Bradford family of Tallahassee and papers of George Noble Jones, which appear in Plantation Records from the Papers of George Noble Jones, coedited with U. B. Phillips. The rest of the...
Dates: 1797-1930; Majority of material found within 1820-1880

José Antonio Saco Letters

Identifier: MSS 0388

Letters written by the Cuban intellectual José Antonio Saco documenting his abolitionist efforts during his residence in Europe.

Dates: 1837 December-1844 September

Joseph Barnes Will

Identifier: MSS 0459

This document is Joseph Barnes’s testament; he was a slave-owner in Jamaica in the 1800s. He was born on the year 1765 and died on May 6th, 1829.

Dates: 1831

Letterbook of Samuel Cary used in St. Christopher/St. Kitts and in Grenada for the Simon Plantation

Identifier: MS Group 166

Manuscript letterbook, dated 1765 to 1772, written by Samuel Cary in St. Kitts (St. Christopher) and in Grenada for the Simon Plantation.

Dates: 1765-1772