Zéfiro (1822)

Voyage Overview

The Brazilian Schooner, Zéfiro, left Bahia on 16 January 1822 and purchased 380 enslaved people at Ouidah (no date recorded). The captain, Marcelino Álvares da Cruz Rios, sailed the vessel back toward Brazil as intended in April 1822, when it likely landed at São Salvador da Bahia on 23 May 1822. Only 277 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.

Arquivo Histórico Municipal de Salvador (Salvador da Bahia, Brazil), AHMS, 56.3, p. 7.

Arquivo Histórico Municipal de Salvador (Salvador da Bahia, Brazil), AHMS, 56.2, p. 5v.