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Register of Africans from the Sumaca ""Bom Jesus dos Navegantes""
The Sumaca ""Bom Jesus dos Navegantes"" 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 ""Bom Jesus dos Navegantes"". 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.
British National Archives, Foreign Office, ser. 84, vol. 48, p. 132.
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Voyage ID = 2952 - Bom Jesus dos Navegantes, 1825
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