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The Slave Bell was used to punctuate the day at the Cape Colony during the days when slavery was still practised there.[1] In Cuba the slave bell was rung before the slaves who had reported for duty were freed.[2]

References

  1. Brink, Yvonne (2008). They came to stay: discovering meaning in the 18th century Cape country dwelling. African Sun Media. p. 158. ISBN 9781920109394.
  2. Tucker, Spencer C. (2009). The encyclopedia of the Spanish-American and Philippine-American wars: a political, social, and military history, Volume 1. ABC-CLIO. p. 109. ISBN 9781851099511.

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