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The Goleta ""Julita"" was captured at sea by British cruisers and adjudicated at a court established at Havana under international anti-slave trade treaties. The image is of a picture of the first page of the court’s register of ""Liberated Africans"" taken from the ""Julita"". The register was kept as a formal record of emancipation that helped protect the individual from subsequent re-enslavement. The image is reproduced courtesy of the British National Archives.
Metadata
Year
1835
Source
British National Archives, Foreign Office, ser. 313, vol. 60, p. 50.
Language
Spanish
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Voyage ID = 1361 - Julita, 1835