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Angola Slave Trade in the Eighteenth Century, 1723-1771

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FIELD COLUMN CODING INSTRUCTIONS
1. Project No. Col. 1 Code 3
2. Identification No. Cols. 2-4 Code number of ships consecutively, beginning with no. 1, 1723 (from 001-550)
3. Date Cols. 5-10 Code month from 01-12
Code day from 01-31
Code year by last two numbers of the year:
e.g. 1723-23, 1771-71
4. Type of Ship Cols. 11-12 Code:
01 - Bergantim
02 - Curveta
03 - Galera
04 - Sumaca
05 - Chalupa
06 - Penque
07 - Navio
08 - Patacho
09 - Nao
10 - Corsario
11 - Charrua
12 - Fragata
13 - Charruinha
14 - Balandra
15 - Paquete
16 - Escuna
17 - Hyate
18 - Berlin
5. Brazilian Ports Cols. 13-14 Code:
01 - Rio de Janeiro
02 - Bahia
03 - Maranhao
04 - Pernambuco
05 - Para
06 - Colonia de Sacramento
07 - Santos
08 - Montevideo
09 - Luanda (African)
6. Col. 15 Leave Blank
7. Adults (cabecas) Shipped from Africa Cols. 16-18 Code actual number: 001-
8. Children (crias de todo direito) shipped Cols. 19-21 Code actual number: 001-
Code 999 for unknown and 000 for
9. Children (crias de meyo direito) Cols. 22-24 Code actual number: 001-
code 999-not given and 000-none
10. Infants (crias de peito) shipped Cols. 25-27 Code actual number: 001-
code 999 not given and 000 none
11. Total Children and Infants (all crias) Cols. 28-30 Code actual numbers: 001-
code 999 not given and 000 none
12. Total All Slaves Shipped (cabecas and crias) Cols. 31-33 Code actual number: 001-
If crias not given leave blank or code 999
13. Arqueacao Cols. 34-36 Code actual number 001-
If not given leave blank or code 999

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