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María Anselma Vellodas

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Black

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A Peruvian slave woman who petitioned the Peruvian courts for her freedom and that of her two children. She cited a vague decree to prove her case. (Blanchard, 11)

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Other 1823She used the legal system to claim her freedom from slavery around this time.


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


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