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Cover letter regarding a runaway enslaved person in Cuba

Smithsonian Institution,

DESCRIZIONE

This cover letter discusses a report about an enslaved person in Cuba who has run away. The letter is folded in half vertically. The enslaved person is not named in the document and neither is the writer. Typed text in the top left corner reads [PRESIDENCIA/ DEL/ M. I. Ayuntamiento/ DE/ CIENFUEGOS]. Handwritten text in the top right corner reads [Ayl. 3.700.] The letter reads [Exmo Sor. / tengo el honor de elevar / a las / superiores manos de / V.E. la relacion de los ci= / marrones existentes en esta fecha en el Deposito de esta / villa, con espresion de las / altas y bajas securridas en / todo Octobre; cumplimen / tando lo prevenido por / V.E. en el parrafo 4: de / su superior circular de / 5 de Mayo del corriente / ano. / Dios]. The inside page reads [Que a V.E. m.a. Ciene/ fuegos 1: de Noviembre / de 1857 / Exmo Sor. / Fran Mals / Exmo. Sr. Gobernador Gral de esta Ysla]
Medium: ink on paper
Dimensions: L x W: 8 x 6 in. (20.3 x 15.2 cm)
Object number: 2010.1.119
Credit Line: Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Subject of: Unidentified Man or Men ; José Gutiérrez de la Concha, Argentine, 1809 - 1895
Written by: Unidentified
Place: Cienfuegos, Cienfuegos, Cuba, Caribbean, Latin America, North and Central America
Data Source: National Museum of African American History and Culture

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ARGOMENTI : # in Biografie e storie vere / Diari e lettere /
Scienze umane / Storia / Storia: specifici eventi e argomenti / Schiavitù e abolizione della schiavitù /
Società e scienze sociali / Società e cultura / Gruppi sociali / Studi etnografici / Minoranze etniche e multiculturalismo
PAESI : Cuba / America Latina
TAG : tag: Documents , African American , correspondence , Emancipation , freedom , Resistance , Slavery
DATAZIONE: 1857 -