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'''1761''' Slaves were liberated in Portugal but not in Brazil.
'''1850 '''The Queiroz law prohibited the importation of African slaves to Brazil.
'''1867''' Freedom was promised to slaves who would fight in the war.
'''1871''' The Law of Free Birth gave freedom to all children born of slave parents.
'''1885 '''All slaves 65 years old or older were freed.
'''1888 '''Slavery was prohibited in Brazil by the Golden Law.
'''1890''' The government ordered the destruction of many slave records.
Nielsen, Lawrence James. "''The special problem of research and documentation of slave families in Brazil''." World Conference on Records: Preserving our Heritage. Vol. 9, pt. 14. Salt Lake City: Corporation of the President, c1980. (FHL book 929.1 W893 1980; fiche 6085821)
 
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