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An authentic narrative of the loss of the American brig Commerce wrecked on the western coast of Africa in the month of August, 1815

Author: James RileyJ CarmanJohn Rowson SmithThomas GimbredeAlexander AndersonAll authors
Publisher: Hartford, Conn. : S. Andrus, 1831.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: James Riley; James Riley
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Riley; J Carman; John Rowson Smith; Thomas Gimbrede; Alexander Anderson; Benjamin Tanner
OCLC Number: 423618048
Notes: Front. port. of James Riley signed: Carman p't; Gimbrede sc.
Relief cuts engr. by A. Anderson [i.e. Alexander Anderson?] and B. Tanner, after ill. signed: I.R. Smith; J.R. Smith.
"With an account of the sufferings of the surviving officers and crew who were enslaved by the wandering Arabs, on the African desart [sic], or Zahahrah; and observations historical, geographical, &c., made during the travels of the author while a slave to the Arabs and in the empire of Morocco."
"Preceded by a brief sketch of the author's life; and containing a description of the famous city Tombuctoo, and of another larger city far south of it on the same river, called Wassanah, narrated to the author at Mogadore, by Sidi Hamet, the Arabian merchant."
"Revised, and his life continued, by the author, in January, 1828."
Reproduction of the original from the American Antiquarian Society.
Sabin no. 71397.
Description: 1 online resource (271 pages, 8 leaves of plates) : illustrations, portrait, facsimile
Other Titles: Narrative
Captain Riley's narrative
Responsibility: by James Riley.

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