West India Company's laws extending protections towards the company's enslaved laborers.

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Title

West India Company's laws extending protections towards the company's enslaved laborers.

Subject

The West India Company's rules regarding enslaved persons.

Description

Documentation of the West India Company's protection over what they referred to as "company property" in the Dutch colony.

Creator

Writer's Program, New York City: Negroes of New York Collection.

Source

Image ID. 5493265. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives, and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Protection of the Slaves."

Publisher

Writer's Program, New York City: Negroes of New York Collection. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library.

Date

January 1, 1626/ January 1, 1664

Contributor

Writer's Program (New York, NY).

Rights

Public domain.

Relation

Text, essay, document.

Format

Internet archive.

Language

English.

Type

Text, essay, document.

Identifier

NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11928496. Writer's Program, New York City: Negroes of New York Collection, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/62748a00-8582-0133-fc24-00505686a51c

Coverage

New York, NY. 18th century.

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

Slavery under Dutch rule in New York.

Original Format

Paper.

Collection

Citation

Writer's Program, New York City: Negroes of New York Collection., “West India Company's laws extending protections towards the company's enslaved laborers.,” Silences of New York History, accessed September 25, 2021, https://silencesofnyhistory.org/items/show/152.

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