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TextEvans-TCP (Phase 1)A narrative of the uncommon sufferings, and surprizing deliverance of Briton Hammon, a Negro man,---servant to General Winslow, of Marshfield, in New-England; who returned to Boston, after having been absent almost thirteen years. : Containing an account of the many hardships he underwent from the time he left his master's house, in the year 1747, to the time of his return to Boston. --How he was cast away in the Capes of Florida;--the horrid cruelty and inhuman barbarity of the Indians in murdering the whole ship's crew;--the manner of his being carry'd by them into captivity. Also, an account of his being confined four years and seven months in a close dungeon,--and the remarkable manner in which he met with his good old master in London; who returned to New-England, a passenger, in the same ship.Date of publication:
1760Author(s):Description:"To the reader, as my capacities and condition of life are very low ... I shall only relate matters of fact as they occur to my mind."--p. .This item contains 3 files (71.58 KB).Publicly Available