Perpétuo Defensor (1826)

Voyage Overview

The Portuguese Brig, Perpétuo Defensor, left Rio de Janeiro (no date recorded) and purchased 424 enslaved people at Badagry (no date recorded). The undocumented captain sailed the vessel toward Brazil when undocumented British ship captured the vessel somewhere off the coast of West Africa. The British and Portuguese Court of Mixed Commission, Sierra Leone restored this vessel and registered 328 people by 6 July 1826. For more information, see Map of 1826.

Archival Resources

As Referenced in Voyages

Parliamentary Papers, Accounts and Papers, vol. 10 (1830), 126.

TNA, FO84/61, Chamberlain, 26.07.11.

Irish University Press Series of British Parliamentary Papers: Slave Trade, IUPST, 11/A (Shannon, 1969-74), 13.

Meyer-Heiselberg, R., Notes from the Liberated African Department in the Archives at Fourah Bay College, Freetown, Sierra Leone (Uppsala, 1967), 23.

Arquivo Histórico do Itamarary (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), AHI, Coleções Especiais, Lata 26, Maço 3.