Online Data Archive

Angola Slave Trade in the Eighteenth Century,

Compiled by Herbert S. Klein
Columbia University, New York

From Port Registers, Angola
(1723-1724, caixa (cx.) 16; 1725-1727, cx. 17; 1728, cx. 18;1731,
cx. 19; 1734, cx. 20; 1738, cx. 21; 1740, 1743, 1744, cx. 23; 1741, cx. 22;
1747-1748, cx. 24; 1749, cx. 25; 1758, cx. 27; 1762, cx. 29; 1763-1764, cx. 30; 1765-1766, cx. 31; 1767, maco 9; 1769, cx. 32; 1771, cx. 33)
Arquivo Historico Ultramarino, Lisbon

DPLS ed. 1978

This site provides access to the raw data and documentation which contains information on Angola slave trade in the eighteenth century from 1723-1771. Specifically, the data file contains information on the date ship sailed, name of ship, Brazilian port of arrival, persons (adults and children) shipped, total number of slaves aboard, physical capacity (arqueacao) of the ship. For more information, please read the Study Description and consult the Online Codebook.

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