São João do Rio (1818)

Voyage Overview

The Portuguese Sumaca, São João do Rio, left Bahia on 17 March 1818 and purchased 239 enslaved people at Little Popo (no date recorded). The captain, Manoel Pereira da Silva, sailed the vessel, owned by Antônio José Teixeira, back toward Brazil as intended, when it likely landed at São Salvador da Bahia on 22 August 1818. Only 217 people survived the Middle Passage. For more information, see Map of 1818

Archival Resources

As Referenced in Voyages

Idade de Ouro do Brasil, IDO, 1818-8-25. 

Idade de Ouro do Brasil, IDO, 1818-10-20.

Arquivo Público do Estado da Bahia (Salvador da Bahia, Brazil), APEB, cod 456, p. 290v.

Arquivo Histórico Municipal de Salvador (Salvador da Bahia, Brazil), AHMS, 27.2, p. 21.