Edouard (a) Maria (1821)

Voyage Overview

The French Schooner, Edouard (a) Maria de Gloria, left Bahia on 19 January 1821 and purchased 266 enslaved people at Lagos in March 1821. The captain, Jean Victor Herpin, sailed the vessel, owned by Oliveira Lequen, toward Brazil as intended, but was condemned during French proceedings initiated in France. Only 259 people survived the Middle Passage. For more information, see Map of 1821.

Archival Resources

As Referenced in Voyages

Daget, Serge, Répertoire des Expéditions Négrières Françaises à la Traite Illégale (1814-1850) (Nantes, 1988).