Brazil outlaws the slave trade, without freeing existing slaves

Brazil, historically the largest importer of African slaves in the Americas, passes the Queirós Law, which outlaws the slave trade but does not free existing slaves. (By Brian Bockelman)
Source Citation
Junius P. Rodriguez, Chronology of World Slavery (Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO, 1999), 183.
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Foreign
Relevance
Personal
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