A Narrative of the Shipwreck of the Oswego, on the Coast of South Barbary, and of the Sufferings of the Master and the Crew While in Bondage Among the Arabs: Interspersed With Numerous Remarks Upon the Country and Its Inhabitants and the Peculiar Per

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Excerpt from A Narrative of the Shipwreck of the Oswego, on the Coast of South Barbary, and of the Sufferings of the Master and the Crew While in Bondage Among the Arabs: Interspersed With Numerous Remarks Upon the Country and Its Inhabitants and the Peculiar Perils of That Coast

Our discovering among this tribe two enslaved boys belonging to England, namely Jack and Laura, the latter a mulatto of excellent sense and disposi tion. Their great use to us as interpreters. The ill character given me of Jack by Laura and George. My ineffectual e?'orts to find out where lay Swearah, the Arabic name for Mogadore. Arrival of Ahomed, the chief of the tribe. Our exposure to sale. The men of the tribe thropg around, and appraise us. Ahamed interceded with, and prevailed upon' to buy us. The cutting taunt upon the Christians for their negro slave trade. -a furious dispute and scu?le for my coat. Our old masters depart, carrying away with them our two black men. Description of the number, the various complexions, and the features of that tribe. The number of their ?ock, and how managed. The process of their milking and buttere making. A piece of quick work allotted me much against my grain. Reasons for the decrease of our cravings for water. Surpassing beauty of the Arabian horses. Preparations of the tribe for removing their quarters.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - Judah Paddock

Hardback

Published Date - August 26 2019

ISBN - 9780656016914

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 2.4 cm

Page Count - 389

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