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Register of Africans from the Schooner ""Virginie""
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The Schooner ""Virginie"" was captured at sea by British cruisers and adjudicated at a court established at Sierra Leone under international anti-slave trade treaties. The image is of a picture of the first page of the court’s register of ""Liberated Africans"" taken from the ""Virginie"". The register was kept as a formal record of emancipation that helped protect the individual from subsequent re-enslavement. The image is reproduced courtesy of the British National Archives.
Year:
1819
Source:
British National Archives, Foreign Office, ser. 84, vol. 4, p. 248.
Language:
English
Related voyages
Voyage ID = 2728 - Virginie, 1819
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