The Resource An authentic narrative of the loss of the American brig Commerce : 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

An authentic narrative of the loss of the American brig Commerce : 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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An authentic narrative of the loss of the American brig Commerce : 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
Title
An authentic narrative of the loss of the American brig Commerce
Title remainder
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
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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
Title variation
Captain Riley's narrative
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
NjRocCCS
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1777-1840
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Riley, James
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
  • facsimiles
Index
no index present
LC call number
DT189
LC item number
.R55 1818
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
HeinOnline slavery in America and the world: history, culture & law
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  • Africa, North
  • Sahara
  • Commerce (Brig)
  • Slavery
Target audience
specialized
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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 : 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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©2018 Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc
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online resource
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rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
1 online resource (407 pages, 9 unnumbered leaves of plates)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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portrait, illustrations, facsimile.
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remote
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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 : 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
Publication
Distribution
Note
©2018 Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
1 online resource (407 pages, 9 unnumbered leaves of plates)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
portrait, illustrations, facsimile.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote

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