Title

Liberated African Register; (37430-43537); 1829 [copy 1] / [British Royal Navy, Liberated African Department]

Date

1829-1832

Description

This is a list of 6107 Africans liberated from slave ships by the British Royal Navy between 1829 and 1832. These were among tens of thousands of African individuals affected by the implementation of British suppression policies following abolition in 1807. The list includes extremely rare detail of the names, ages, height and gender of the men, women and children released from illegal slave trading vessels at the Vice-Admiralty Court at Freetown. In addition, there is detailed information on the physical attributes of the individuals including scarification and other markings.

Bound volume.

Approximately 480 folios.

Entries organized by number [Numbers 37430-43537].

The volume has been rebound in cloth on boards and stamped in gold. It is spine bound in red leather. There is iron gall damage. The pages are stuck together. There is some water damage on the left side of the pages. There is also insect damage.


Language

English

Coverage

Rights

Please obtain permission from the Sierra Leone Public Archives to use this material for purposes other than research.

Citation

[Great Britain. Royal Navy.], “Liberated African Register; (37430-43537); 1829 [copy 1] / [British Royal Navy, Liberated African Department],” The Harriet Tubman Resource Centre Digital Archive, accessed July 18, 2019, http://digital.tubmaninstitute.ca/items/show/463.

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