De Gouverneur van Curaçao en onderhoorigheden - Wisselbrief / Slavenbrief Curaçao - 1863

Description
De Gouverneur van Curaçao en onderhoorigheden - Wisselbrief / Slavenbrief Curaçao - 1863
Colonial history - Quantity: 1 - other extra - see description - Single sheet

Wonderful promissory note (slave letter), numbered 245, Curacao, ‘den 25 Augustus 1863’, issued and signed by the Governor of Curacao and territories as compensation for slave owners for the abolition of slavery in 1863.
This note is signed by him and the amount is 2,600 guilders It was paid out on 19 November 1867.
With many comments and stamps, a very interesting historical document.
Condition: It is in good condition and rare. It has some minor folds and a few pinpricks, as is normal for these pieces.
With signs of ageing of course.
Photos are part of the description.
Will be safely packaged and shipped with Track & Trace.

Lot details
Object
Single sheet
Number of Books
1
Subject
Colonial history
Author/ Illustrator
De Gouverneur van Curaçao en onderhoorigheden
Book Title
Wisselbrief / Slavenbrief Curaçao
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
13.9×17.5 cm
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