An explanations of the 1638 Dutch law forbidding WIC slaves from personal economic gain, as well as acts of immortality in New Amsterdam.

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Title

An explanations of the 1638 Dutch law forbidding WIC slaves from personal economic gain, as well as acts of immortality in New Amsterdam.

Subject

Municipal law forbidding West India Company slaves of other economic opportunities, as well as examples of immorality in the view of 1638 New Amsterdam.

Description

An explanation of a 1638 municipal law of New Amsterdam that forbids West India Company slaves from trading furs, or an opportunity of economic gain. Also defines acts of immortality in 1638 New Amsterdam and the connection of black people with immortality.

Creator

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

Source

Image ID. 5431205. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives, and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Explanation of the Ordinance of April 15th, 1638."

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

April 15,1638.

Contributor

Williamson, Simon. Writer's Program (New York, NY).

Rights

Public domain.

Relation

Text, essay.

Format

Internet archive.

Language

English.

Type

Text, essays.

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/45efa110-710c-0133-cfbf-00505686a51c

Coverage

New York, NY, 17th century.

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

An essay analysis of an ordinance during the Dutch colonial period.

Original Format

Paper.

Collection

Citation

Williamson, Simon. Writer's Program, New York City: Negroes of New York Collection., “An explanations of the 1638 Dutch law forbidding WIC slaves from personal economic gain, as well as acts of immortality in New Amsterdam.,” Silences of New York History, accessed April 17, 2021, https://silencesofnyhistory.org/items/show/52.

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