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The Registers of Liberated Africans of the Havana Slave Trade Commission: Transcription Methodology and Statistical Analysis

@article{Lovejoy2010TheRO,
  title={The Registers of Liberated Africans of the Havana Slave Trade Commission: Transcription Methodology and Statistical Analysis},
  author={H. Lovejoy},
  journal={African Economic History},
  year={2010},
  volume={38},
  pages={107 - 135}
}
  • H. Lovejoy
  • Published 2010
  • History
  • African Economic History
Between 1824 and 1841, the Anglo-Spanish Court of Mixed Commission in Cuba was responsible for creating passenger lists for over ten thousand liberated Africans, or emancipados, found aboard forty-two different slave ships. The Registers of Liberated Africans are a unique historical source because they describe the following personal information for victims of the transatlantic slave trade: port and date of embarkation, register number, African name, Christian name, sex, age, nacion (nation… Expand
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