Catalog Record: 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 | HathiTrust Digital Library

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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 description of the famous city of Tombuctoo, on the river Niger ... With an Arabic and English vocabulary ...

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Main Author: Riley, James, 1777-1840.
Language(s): English
Published: Hartford, The author, 1817.
Subjects: Commerce (Brig)
Slavery > Slavery / Africa, North.
Sahara > Sahara / Description and travel.
Africa, North > Africa, North / Description and travel.
Physical Description: 9 pl. (indl. front.; port.) ; 22 cm.
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