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Register of Africans from the Schooner ""NS da Penha de França""
The Schooner ""NS da Penha de França"" 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 ""NS da Penha de França"". 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. 87, p. 88.
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Voyage ID = 3008 - NS da Penha da França, 1828
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