Santiago (a) Santo Jago (1829)

Voyage Overview

The Brazilian Schooner, Santiago (a) Santo Jago, left Bahia on 30 December 1828 and purchased 209 enslaved people at Ouidah by 7 August 1829. The captain, José Antônio de Souza Paladius, sailed the vessel, owned by Domingos Antônio Pereira Franco, toward Brazil when Captain Edward Webb of the HMS Medina captured the vessel somewhere off the coast of West Africa. The British and Brazilian Court of Mixed Commission, Sierra Leone condemned this vessel and registered 148 Liberated Africans by 30 September 1829. For more information, see Map of 1829.

Archival Resources

As Referenced in Voyages

Parliamentary Papers, PP, Accounts and Papers, vol. 10 (1830), 122-128.

Irish University Press Series of British Parliamentary Papers: Slave Trade, IUPST, 12/A2 (Shannon, 1969-74), 47-48.

Verger, Pierre, Trade Relations Between the Bight of Benin and Bahia, 17th to 19th Century, (Ibadan, 1976), 570.

Meyer-Heiselberg, R., Notes from the Liberated African Department in the Archives at Fourah Bay College, Freetown, Sierra Leone (Uppsala, 1967), 30.

TNA, FO84/103, f. 65.