Online Data Archive

Internal Slave Trade to Rio de Janeiro, 1852

Compiled by Herbert S. Klein
Columbia University, New York

From Register of Slaves, Police of the Imperial Court, (Policia, Codice 397), Arquivo Nacional, Rio de Janeiro, 18 July 1852 to 17 November 1852
DPLS ed. 1978

ISBN 0-89605-028-9

This site provides access to the raw data and documentation which contains information on internal slave trade to Rio de Janeiro, 1852. Specifically, the data file contains information on the ship identification, date of arrival, port of origin, type of ship, age, sex, color, place of birth, and occupation (by sex) of slave. For more information, please read the Study Description and consult the Online Codebook.

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