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, by James Riley

An authentic narrative of the loss of the American Brig Commerce wrecked on the western coast of Africa in the month of August, 1815, by James Riley

Label
An authentic narrative of the loss of the American Brig Commerce wrecked on the western coast of Africa in the month of August, 1815
Title
An authentic narrative of the loss of the American Brig Commerce wrecked on the western coast of Africa in the month of August, 1815
Statement of responsibility
by James Riley
Title variation
  • Narrative
  • Captain Riley's narrative
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
TGPSM
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
HeinOnline
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1777-1840
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Riley, James
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
  • facsimiles
Index
no index present
LC call number
AC1
LC item number
.S225 ONLINE
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1810-1864
  • 1781-1832
  • 1775-1870
  • 1775-1848
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Carman, J
  • Smith, John Rowson
  • Gimbrede, Thomas
  • Anderson, Alexander
  • Tanner, Benjamin
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Riley, James
  • Riley, James
  • Commerce (Brig)
  • Commerce (Brig)
  • Ship captains
  • Slavery
  • Africa, North
  • Sahara
  • Ship captains
  • Slavery
  • Travel
  • Africa, North
  • Sahara
Label
An authentic narrative of the loss of the American Brig Commerce wrecked on the western coast of Africa in the month of August, 1815, by James Riley
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Front. port. of James Riley signed: "Carman p't; Gimbrede sc."
  • Relief cuts engr. by A. Anderson [i.e. Alexander Anderson?], and B. Tanner, after ill. signed: I.R. Smith; J.R. Smith
  • "With an account of the sufferings of the surviving officers and crew who were enslaved by the wandering Arabs on the African desart [sic], 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."
  • "Preceded by a brief sketch of the author's life; and containing a description of the famous city Tombuctoo and of another larger city far south of it, on the same river, called Wassanah, narrated to the author at Mogadore by Sidi Hamet, the Arabian merchant."
  • "Revised and his life continued, by the author, in January, 1828."
  • Reproduction of the original from the American Antiquarian Society
  • Sabin no. 71397
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
423617173
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (271 pages, [9] leaves of plates)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, portrait, facsimile
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)423617173
Label
An authentic narrative of the loss of the American Brig Commerce wrecked on the western coast of Africa in the month of August, 1815, by James Riley
Publication
Note
  • Front. port. of James Riley signed: "Carman p't; Gimbrede sc."
  • Relief cuts engr. by A. Anderson [i.e. Alexander Anderson?], and B. Tanner, after ill. signed: I.R. Smith; J.R. Smith
  • "With an account of the sufferings of the surviving officers and crew who were enslaved by the wandering Arabs on the African desart [sic], 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."
  • "Preceded by a brief sketch of the author's life; and containing a description of the famous city Tombuctoo and of another larger city far south of it, on the same river, called Wassanah, narrated to the author at Mogadore by Sidi Hamet, the Arabian merchant."
  • "Revised and his life continued, by the author, in January, 1828."
  • Reproduction of the original from the American Antiquarian Society
  • Sabin no. 71397
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
423617173
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (271 pages, [9] leaves of plates)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, portrait, facsimile
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)423617173

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