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Register of Africans from the Sloop ""Defensora da Pátria""
The Sloop ""Defensora da Pátria"" was captured at sea by British cruisers and adjudicated at a court established at Sierra Leone under international anti-slave trade treaties. The image is of a picture of the first page of the court’s register of ""Liberated Africans"" taken from the ""Defensora da Pátria"". The register was kept as a formal record of emancipation that helped protect the individual from subsequent re-enslavement. The image is reproduced courtesy of the British National Archives.
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1822
Source:
British National Archives, Foreign Office, ser. 84, vol. 15, p. 165.
Language:
English
Related voyages
Voyage ID = 2918 - Defensora da Pátria, 1821
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