Lot 33362089

Gezaghebber van St. Martin (Sint Maarten) Ned. Ged. - Wisselbrief / Slavenbrief Sint Maarten ( Ned. Ged. ) - 1864

Beautiful promissory note (slave letter) , larger than usual, numbered 135, St. Martin (Dutch part) , ‘den 20 september 1864’, issued and signed by the governor of Sint Maarten as compensation to slave owners for the abolition of slavery in 1863. This note is signed by D. C. Kranenburg and the amount of the promissory note is 1400 guilders. The... more
12 Jan 2020

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