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 Narrative of the captivity of John Vandike, who was taken by the Algierines, in 1791
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Narrative

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John Vandike

Date: Approximately 1797

Original Language: English

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John Vandike’s Narrative is a 30-page account of his captivity in Algiers (in full, Narrative of the captivity of John Vandike, who was taken by the Algierines, in 1791: an account of his escape, bringing with him a beautiful young English lady, who was taken in 1790 ; the ill usage she received from her master. The whole in a letter to his brother in Amsterdam). The work is supposedly translated from Dutch i…

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Larson, Ian, “ Narrative of the captivity of John Vandike, who was taken by the Algierines, in 1791”, 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_27823>



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