Emilio

Location of Elem Calabari, Havana and point of capture of the Emilio, alias Caesar, 1830

Voyage Map


The Emilio, alias Caesar was the sixteenth conviction of a slave ship by the Havana Slave Trade Commission. This Spanish schooner-brig, under the command of Fernando Lescaya, began its voyage at Santiago de Cuba and set sail for Elem Kalabari on 29 October 1829 loaded with dry goods, rum and aguardiente. In total, 210 people boarded this slave ship and 18 individuals died during the middle passage.


On 11 June 1830, the HMS sloop Victor, under the command of Richard Keane, detained this slave ship to the south of Santiago de Cuba around N19°12 and W75°12. On the voyage to Havana, a boy and a girl died, while another 3 passed away during the trial. On 28 June, the court condemned the vessel for sale and issued emancipation certificates for 187 people.

Trial Summary


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Register Statistics

Graph of the statistics for the register of the Emilio, 1830

Table showing the statistics for the register of the Emilio, 1830

Table showing more statistics for the register of the Emilio, 1830

Table showing more statistics for the register of the Emilio, 1830

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