Musca (1834)

Voyage Overview

The Spanish Schooner-brig, Musca, left Havana on 20 October 1833 and purchased 255 enslaved people at Ouidah (no date recorded). The captain and owner, J. Eressa, sailed the vessel toward Brazil, when it likely landed in Bahia on 13 March 1834. Only 228 people survived the Middle Passage. For more information, see Map of 1834.

Archival Resources

As Referenced in Voyages

Parliamentary Papers, Accounts and Papers, vol. 49 (1845), 593-633.

TNA, FO84/157, Parkinson, 34.04.11.