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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
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-, -Sufferings in Africa. The astonishing account of a New England sea captain enslaved by North African Arabs

James Riley

Date: 1817

Original Language: English

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Riley’s Authentic narrative appeared in more than two dozen editions in addition to its numerous truncated appearances in anthologies and newspapers. The first American edition (its full title is An authentic narrative of the loss of the American brig Commerce, wrecked on the western coast of Africa, in th…

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Larson, Ian, “ An authentic narrative of the loss of the American brig Commerce, wrecked on the western coast of Africa, in the month of August, 1815”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_27756>



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