Regional Office for Culture in Latin America and the Caribbean

Portal of Culture of Latin America and the Caribbean

Ecuador - Request from the Revenue Collector from Ibarra

The Revenue Collector of the parish of Ibarra makes a request to the corresponding authorities to make the slaves who work in sugar treadmills, or who rent land to grow maize, cotton and wheat, to fulfil their obligation of paying tithe.

Heritage document. In the series Tithes, Box No. 10, Record No. 15, number of pages 3.

This documents allows knowing that some slaves during the 19th century had huasipungos (plots of land) assigned by the landowner for their subsistence.  

See more

Other data of interest


State of conservation


Type of document


Current Use


Publication date

1807 Julio 13


Diezmero de Ibarra