A narrative of the adventures and sufferings of John R. Jewitt : only survivor of the ship Boston during a captivity of nearly three years among the Indians of Nootka Sound : with an account of the manners, mode of living and religious opinions of the natives.

Middletown [Conn.?] : Printed by Loomis, and Richards and reprinted by Rowland Hurst, Wakefield, and published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown ... London ... , 1816.; 213 pages with full-text search

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Creator
Jewitt, John R. (John Rodgers), 1783-1821.
Alsop, Richard, 1761-1815.
Title
A narrative of the adventures and sufferings of John R. Jewitt : only survivor of the ship Boston during a captivity of nearly three years among the Indians of Nootka Sound : with an account of the manners, mode of living and religious opinions of the natives.
Published
Middletown [Conn.?] : Printed by Loomis, and Richards and reprinted by Rowland Hurst, Wakefield, and published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown ... London ... , 1816.
Identifier
29581
Subject
Jewitt, John R.(John Rodgers),1783-1821.
Boston (Ship)
Boston (Navire)
Indian captivities -- British Columbia.
Prisonniers des Indiens d'Amérique -- Colombie- Britannique.
Nootka Indians.
Nootka (Indiens)
Document source
Scanned from a CIHM microfiche of the original publication held by the Library of the Public Archives of Canada.
Notes
"Written by ... Richard Alsop ... [who] drew from Jewitt his story during repeated interviews"--Historical magazine, v. 4, 1860, p. 91.
"'Dire scenes of horror on a savage shore, In which, a witness sad, a part I bore.'"
Title from title screen.
208 p. : ill. ; 17 cm.
Collection
Monographs
Language
English
URL
http://www.canadiana.ca/view/oocihm.29581