Nova Resolucão (1830)

Voyage Overview

This Brazilian Brigantine, Nova Resolução, left Bahia in 1829 and purchased 43 enslaved people at Keta by 2 February 1830. The captain, Januário José da Cruz, sailed the vessel toward Cuba when Captain Edward Webb of the HMS Medina captured the vessel somewhere off the coast of West Africa. The British and Portuguese Court of Mixed Commission, Sierra Leone condemned this vessel and registered 42 Liberated Africans by 13 May 1830. For more information, see Map of 1830.

Archival Resources

As Referenced in Voyages

TNA, FO84/103, Findley, Smith, 30.04.06.

TNA, FO84/103, f. 249.

Verger, Pierre, Trade Relations Between the Bight of Benin and Bahia, 17th to 19th Century, (Ibadan, 1976), 571.

Meyer-Heiselberg, R., Notes from the Liberated African Department in the Archives at Fourah Bay College, Freetown, Sierra Leone (Uppsala, 1967), 32.