Barrio de Panama. black. Official document stating that a certain person is owner of a slave named Demetrio, 36 years and of African origin. Puerto Rico had a large slave population, mainly working in the sugar plantations. In the year this document was issued (1868), a large uprising against Spanish colonial rule took place - known as the Grito de Lares. Five years later, slavery was abolished in Puerto Rico.
Themes: CITY & STATE BONDS
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