Dona Bárbara (1829)

Voyage Overview

The Brazilian Schooner, Dona Barbara, left Bahia on 4 December 1828 and purchased 357 enslaved people at Lagos by 15 March 1829. The captain, Tomás Luís, sailed the vessel toward Brazil when Captain Francis Augustus Collier of the HMS Sybille 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 352 Liberated Africans by 13 April 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.

TNA, FO84/100, Jackson, Smith, 29.04.04.

TNA, FO84/90, Ricketts, Smith, 29.08.24.

TNA, FO84/90, Ricketts, Smith, 29.07.01, enc.

Meyer-Heiselberg, R., Notes from the Liberated African Department in the Archives at Fourah Bay College, Freetown, Sierra Leone (Uppsala, 1967), 29.

Arquivo Histórico do Itamarary (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), AHI, Coleções Especiais, Lata 3, Maço 5.