The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African
WRITTEN BY HIMSELF.
Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid, for the Lord Jehovah is my strength and my song; he also is become my salvation.
And in that day shall ye say, Praise the Lord, call upon his name, declare his doings among the people. Isa. xii. 2. 4.
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To the Reader
To the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and the Commons of the Parliament of Great Britain
To the Chairmen of the Committees for the Abolition of the Slave Trade
Letters and Reviews
|The Author's account of his country, their manners and customs, &c.||1|
|The Author's birth and parentage — His being kidnapped with his sister — Horrors of a slave ship||30|
|The Author is carried to Virginia — Arrives in England — His wonder at a fall of snow||58|
|A particular account of the celebrated engagement between Admiral Boscawen and Monsieur le Clue||84|
|Various interesting instances of oppression, cruelty, and extortion||117|
|Favourable change in the Author's situation — Surprised by two earthquakes — He commences merchant with three pence||149 |
|The Author's disgust at the West Indies — Forms schemes to obtain his freedom||181|
|Three remarkable dreams — The Author is shipwrecked on the Bahama-banks||207|
|The Author arrives at Martinicc — Meets with new difficulties, and sails for England||232|
|Some account of the manner of the Author's conversion to the faith of Jesus Christ||262|
|Picks up eleven miserable men at sea in returning to England from Spain||295|
|Different transactions of the Author's life — Petition to the Queen — The Author's marriage — Conclusion||333|