Vigilante Guerreiro (1822)

Voyage Overview

The Brazilian Bergantin, Vigilante Guerreiro, left Bahia on 4 August 1821 and purchased 257 enslaved people at Ouidah (no date recorded). The captain, João Antônio Pontes, sailed the vessel, owned by José Antônio Braga, back toward Brazil as intended in 1822, when it likely landed at São Salvador da Bahia on 21 September 1822. Only 233 people survived the Middle Passage. For more information, see Map of 1822.

Archival Resources

As Referenced in Voyages

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

Irish University Press Series of British Parliamentary Papers: Slave Trade, IUPST, 9/A (Shannon, 1969-74), no page. 

NA, FO84/21, Gregory, Fitzgerald, 23.04.29.

Arquivo Público do Estado da Bahia (Salvador da Bahia, Brazil), APEB, cod 456, p. 304.

Arquivo Histórico Municipal de Salvador (Salvador da Bahia, Brazil), AHMS, 56, 3, p. 5.