De Gouverneur der Kolonie Suriname - Wisselbrief / Slavenbrief Suriname - 1863

Description
De Gouverneur der Kolonie Suriname - Wisselbrief / Slavenbrief Suriname - 1863
Colonial history - Quantity: 1 - other extra - see description - Single sheet

Beautiful promissory note (slave letter), numbered 315, ‘Suriname den 9 July 1863’, issued and signed by the Governor of the Suriname Colony as a compensation for slave owners for the abolition of slavery in 1863.
This promissory note is signed by R.F. van Lansberge and the amount on the note is five hundred guilders Dutch Cour. The amount was paid on 21 October 1863. This was done only a short period after compared to most redeemed notes.
With a gorgeous image of 3 master and many remarks, vignette, dry stamp and other stamps. An interesting historical piece.
Condition: The document is in good condition, though with some folds, as usual, and some pinpricks.
It obviously has signs of ageing.
Photos are part of the description.
Will be properly packaged and sent with Track & Trace.

Lot details
Object
Single sheet
Number of Books
1
Subject
Colonial history
Author/ Illustrator
De Gouverneur der Kolonie Suriname
Book Title
Wisselbrief / Slavenbrief Suriname
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1863
Edition
1st Edition
Language
Dutch
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Single page
Extras
other extra - see description
Dimensions
13.4×16.8 cm
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