Carlota (1826)

Voyage Overview

The Portuguese Schooner, Carlota, left Bahia on 18 February 1826 and purchased 398 enslaved people at Ouidah (no date recorded). The captain, José Francisco da Costa, sailed the vessel, owned by José de Cerqueira Lima, back toward Brazil as intended, when it likely landed on 27 June 1826. Only 358 people survived the Middle Passage. For more information, see Map of 1826.

Archival Resources

As Referenced in Voyages

Parliamentary Papers, Accounts and Papers, vol. 49 (1845), 593-633.

Irish University Press Series of British Parliamentary Papers: Slave Trade, IUPST, 11/B (Shannon, 1969-74), 76.

Verger, Pierre, Trade Relations Between the Bight of Benin and Bahia, 17th to 19th Century, (Ibadan, 1976), 422. 

Arquivo Público do Estado da Bahia (Salvador da Bahia, Brazil), APEB, Moço 3176.