Anna Maria Falconbridge

BookAnna Maria Falconbridge

Anna Maria Falconbridge

Narrative of Two Voyages to the River Sierra Leone during the Years 1791-1792-1793

2000

January 1st, 2000

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Anna Maria Falconbridge’s Narrative of Two Voyages, consisting of fourteen letters to a friend about her experiences, is the first published Englishwoman’s narrative of a visit to West Africa. Alexander Falconbridge’s Account of the Slave Trade describes the horrific conditions he had witnessed in West Africa. Published in 1788 by the London Committee for the Abolition of the Slave Trade, it was the first piece of published abolitionist propaganda.

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Table of Contents
Section TitlePagePrice
Title Page3
Table of Contents5
List of Illustrations7
Map of Sierra Leone8
Introduction9
Anna Maria Falconbridge: Narrative of Two Voyages to the River Sierra Leone During the Years 1791-1792-179315
Dedication16
Preface17
Letter I19
Letter II21
Letter III24
Letter III [sic]41
Letter IV52
Letter V61
Letter VI79
Letter VII87
Letter VIII94
Letter IX99
Editor’s Comment106
Letter X108
Journal119
Letter XI129
Editor’s Comment130
Letter XII132
Editor’s Comment140
Letter XIII144
Letter XIV153
Editor’s Comment170
Letter to Henry Thornton171
Appendix176
Editor’s Comment178
The Journal of Isaac DuBois188
Alexander Falconbridge: An Account of the Slave Trade on the Coast of Africa209
Editor’s Introduction211
Preface214
An Account of the Slave Trade, &c.215
The Manner in which the Slaves are procured220
Treatment of the Slaves225
Sale of the Slaves234
Treatment of the Sailors236
A short Description of such Parts of the coast of Guinea, as are before referred to245
Index249