Online Data Archive

Slave Trade to Rio de Janeiro, 1825-1830

Compiled by Herbert S. Klein
Columbia University, New York

From Diario do Rio de Janeiro and
Jornal do Comercio, Arquivo Nacional,
Rio de Janeiro, 1825-1830
DPLS ed. 1978

ISBN 0-89605-030-0

This site provides access to the raw data and documentation which contains information on slave trade to Rio de Janeiro, 1825-1830. Specifically, the data file contains information on the date of arrival, type of ship, ship's name, African port of embarcation, number of sailing days, number of slaves died at sea, number of slaves shipped, name of person or company to whom slaves consigned. For more information, please read the Study Description and consult the Online Codebook.

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