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A narrative of the shipwreck of the Ann. Captn. Irving Which was wrecked on the Coast of Barbary on the 26th of May 1789. the crew sold for slaves, continued in that state untill January 1790 were detain'd at Mogodore, to Aug 1st. arrived at Dartmouth, on the 26 of October 1790, [1790(?)].

A narrative of the shipwreck of the Ann. Captn. Irving Which was wrecked on the Coast of Barbary on the 26th of May 1789. the crew sold for slaves, continued in that state untill January 1790 were detain'd at Mogodore, to Aug 1st. arrived at Dartmouth, on the 26 of October 1790, [1790(?)].

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Creator: Irving, James, 1759-1791
Date: [ca. 1790]
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Binding: contemporary half-calf, marbled-paper boards.
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Abstract:
Manuscript fair copy, of dated entries recounting the departure from Liverpool, the shipwreck on the Barbary Coast, the crew's enslavement in northern Africa, and their return to Dartmouth. Many entries concern the work done, foods, illnesses and injuries, and racial and religious differences encountered. The June 16th entry mentions the separation of "the mate and my relation," and the volume also contains, in the same hand, an account of a group separated from the Captain from June to October 1789, signed Jas. Irving Junr., and titled "A very short account of what happened to me after the seperation on the 16th of June 1789."
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1 v. (101 p.) ; 23 x 19 cm.
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