assiento


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assiento

(ˌæsɪˈɛntəʊ)
n
a slave trade treaty between other countries and Spain which allowed other countries to supply slaves to Spanish dependencies or colonies
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They listened always very attentively to my discourses on these heads, but especially to that part which related to the buying of negroes, which was a trade at that time, not only not far entered into, but, as far as it was, had been carried on by assientos, or permission of the kings of Spain and Portugal, and engrossed in the public stock: so that few negroes were bought, and these excessively dear.
Por ejemplo, en un documento de la comunidad quedo registrado que en 1634 la mision de los padres Gaspar de Cujia y Nicolas Maldonado, quienes sucedieron a los primeros jesuitas que llegaron a Tierradentro, "se reduxo a ydas y venidas [...] haziendo sus entradas y visitas sin tener assiento".
(65) While providing an account of various aspects of the Atlantic Slave Trade and particularly slavery in the United States--with references to Bartolome de las Casas's endorsement of African enslavement in lieu of indigenous inhabitants in the Americas (as well as his "tardy, though commendable, repentance"); the Assiento contract between Britain and Spain (1713-1743) regarding shipment of enslaved Africans to Spanish possessions; John Wesley's Thoughts Upon Slavery (1774); and George Bancroft's History of the United States, From the Discovery of the American Continent (1834 followed by additional volumes) (66)--Blyden engaged in a continued critique of Christianity's dissemination in the Atlantic world and its impact on Africans.
34) en el que fray Benito, "negro de rostro aunque de buen assiento":
Y senti que el Santo Nino se avia entrado en mi coracon, y que se quedava en el de assiento. De que quede por una parte corrida, y avergoncada, y por otra llena de alegria, y consuelo.