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Toribia Nuñez de González

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Black

Biographical details

She was probably a slave and was living in Buenos Aires in 1818. She petitioned the courts for the release of her husband, Silvestre González who had been fighting for the independence troops, but had been arrested. Nuñez asked for his release on the basis that she was an invalid and he was her only means of support. (Blanchard, 10)

Life Events

Other 1818She petitioned the courts for the release of her husband from military service.


Blanchard, Peter, (2004), Freedom and Family: Slave Women and the Wars of Independence in South America


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