São Antônio de Lisboa (1822)

Voyage Overview

The Portuguese Sumaca, São António de Lisboã, left Bahia on 13 May 1822 and purchased 336 enslaved people at Porto Novo by 5 October 1822. The captain, José Machado, sailed the vessel back toward Brazil when Captain Charles Phillips of HMS Bann captured the vessel at an unspecified location off the coast of Africa. Although the ship’s owner, Francisco Xavier Leão, was never formerly charged, the British and Portuguese Court of Mixed Commission, Sierra Leone condemned this vessel and registered 318 Liberated Africans by 15 November 1822. For more information, see Map of 1822.

Archival Resources

As Referenced in Voyages

Parliamentary Papers, PP, Accounts and Papers, vol. 10, (1830), 124.

Verger, Pierre, Trade Relations Between the Bight of Benin and Bahia, 17th to 19th Century, (Ibadan, 1976), 568.

Irish University Press Series of British Parliamentary Papers: Slave Trade, IUPST, 11/A (Shannon, 1969-74), 8.

Irish University Press Series of British Parliamentary Papers: Slave Trade, IUPST, 10/B2(Shannon, 1969-74), 64-65.

Irish University Press Series of British Parliamentary Papers: Slave Trade, IUPST,  9/B1 (Shannon, 1969-74), 79-81.

Meyer-Heiselberg, R., Notes from the Liberated African Department in the Archives at Fourah Bay College, Freetown, Sierra Leone (Uppsala, 1967), 17.

Arquivo Histórico Municipal de Salvador (Salvador da Bahia, Brazil), AHMS, 2.6, p. 11.

Arquivo Público do Estado da Bahia (Salvador da Bahia, Brazil), APEB, cod 456, p. 307.