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Ecuador - Orders from the General Division of Royal Revenues of Quito

Order addressed to the landowners of Ibarra and Otavalo (Province of Imbabura) to purchase the tobacco from Malbucho for the rations they give to their slaves, as is customary, because when not doing so it has an adverse effect of the royal revenues.

Heritage document. It is located in the Series Tobacco Levies, box 18, file 1, number of pages: 8. 

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This document reports on the tobacco rations given to the slaves and the fact that such purchase contributed to the Royal Revenues, apart from confirming the existence of slaves in the haciendas of the Province of Imbabura. 

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1793 January 29


General Division of Royal Revenues