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American tars in Tripolitan slavery containing an account of the loss and capture of the United States frigate Philadelphia; treatment and sufferings of the prisoners; description of the place; manners, customs, &c., of the Tripolitans; public transactions of the United States with that regency, including Gen. Eaton"s expedition, interspersed with interesting remarks, anecdotes, and poetry, on various subjects, written during upwards of nineteen month"s imprisonment and vassalage among the Turks. by Ray, William

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Published by W. Abbatt in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Philadelphia (Frigate),
  • Slavery -- Africa, North,
  • United States -- History -- Tripolitan War, 1801-1805

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementTroy, Printed by Oliver Lyon for th author, 1808
SeriesThe Magazine of history with notes and queries. Extra number -- no. 14, Magazine of history with notes and queries. Extra number -- no. 14
The Physical Object
Pagination295 p.
Number of Pages295
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14552241M

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