The Property

As the Brazilian population also was increasing, other wealth had been being discovered, between them the gold mines and diamonds, despertando much covets and paying the debts that Portugal had with other European countries, thus, these new sources of wealth had influenced in modifications how much the land concession. However, many had been benefited of lands, demarcating and registering, therefore no sesmeiro obeyed the law. Acquiring great territorial landmarks. The large states had started to occupy a economically important scene in the country, and up to 1822 the lands already were practically all distributed. Thus, ' ' donos' ' they did not allow did not allow the occupation and farmers in its lands, to be that they allowed and these would not have to give to its services. This also made, with that many occupied a land piece between a property and another one, called possessional. After much time, the government through demands judicial banishes these of the locality, and decrees the Law of Lands (Law 601) of 1850, defining as the property of the land in the country would be constituted. In fact, little thing moved, therefore the law determined that only proprietor of the land could be considered who legalized its property in notary’s offices, and for this, they needed to pay an amount in money for the king.

Or then, who already had letter of would sesmaria or endorsement of the Crown to occupy lands, if it became proprietor of that space officially and was apt to vender them if it wanted. That is, from now on, to have lands in ground Brazilian she was necessary to pay for it. Thus, the law discriminated the poor persons and hindered the libertos slaves to possess a piece of land, that therefore, many slaves after libertos had opted to migrar them great cities to have that to be in the favour farms working.