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Ecuador - Information submitted by slaves on mistreatment by their master

Information given to the Lieutenant, by slaves from the Yusupi mine, property of Manuel Martinez, on the escape of two slaves. A document with a denunciation was submitted to the President of the High Court explaining mistreatment by their master.


Heritage document in the National Archive of Ecuador in the Series called Mines, Box 5, File 15, number of pages 2.


Document reporting on slaves mobilized to denounce mistreatment while working in the mines.

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1820 Marzo 22