An authentic narrative of the loss of the American brig Commerce [electronic resource] : wrecked on the western coast of Africa, in the month of August, 1815 : with an account of the sufferings of her surviving officers and crew, who were enslaved by the wandering Arabs, on the great African desart, 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 / by James Riley ; preceded by a brief sketch of the author's life; and concluded by a description of the famous city of Tombuctoo, on the River Niger, and of another large city, far south of it, on the same river, called Wassanah; narrated to the author at Mogadore, by Sidi Hamet, the Arabian merchant ; with a new, valuable, and interesting appendix ; illustrated and embellished with eleven copperplate engravings.

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Online Access: Full Text (via HeinOnline)
Main Author: Riley, James, 1777-1840 (Author)
Other title:Captain Riley's narrative.
HeinOnline Slavery in America and the world: history, culture & law.
Format: Electronic eBook
Published: New-York : Published by the Author, 1818.
Edition:Third edition.
Physical Description:1 online resource (407 pages, 9 unnumbered leaves of plates) : portrait, illustrations, facsimile.