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 Journal of a slave-dealer. A view of some of the remarkable axcedents in the life of Nics. Owen on the coast of Africa and America from the year 1746 to the year 1757
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Nicholas Owen

Date: Between 1754 and 1759

Original Language: English

Description

Journal of a slave-dealer is a text of about 100 pages in the Martin edition (56 leaves of manuscript), and includes maps and illustrations drawn by Owen himself. About half the document consists of a narrative, relating Owen’s journeys and adventures as a sailor and trader, while the remainder of the text takes the form of a diary.

In the diary part, Owen documents the day-to-day life of a petty trader, buying…

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Frederiks, Martha, “ Journal of a slave-dealer. A view of some of the remarkable axcedents in the life of Nics. Owen on the coast of Africa and America from the year 1746 to the year 1757”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_28426>



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