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Lot 282: Spanish Slavery.- [Charle S II, King of Spain, 1665-1700 Royal Order, signed 'El Rey', commanding Don Balthasar Coymans, Don Juan Barrosa & Don Nicolas Porzio to assemble 10 Capuchin monks (Franciscan friars) from either Cadiz or Amsterdam for the

Bloomsbury Auctions

June 5, 1997
London, United Kingdom

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Spanish Slavery.- [Charle S II, King of Spain, 1665-1700 Royal Order, signed 'El Rey', commanding Don Balthasar Coymans, Don Juan Barrosa & Don Nicolas Porzio to assemble 10 Capuchin monks (Franciscan friars) from either Cadiz or Amsterdam for the purpose of sailing to the coast of Africa to buy slaves, to convert them to Christianity and sell them in the West Indies, small hole slightly obscuring 1 word, creased and browned folio, 25th March 1685 Bathasar & Johan Coymans, Dutch merchantmen, ?sons of Isaac Coymans (1620-67), Dutch colonial pioneer.

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