Equiano's friends et al. in New Providence, The Bahamas - in the beginning of 1767

from The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, Or Gustavus Vassa, The African by Olaudah Equiano, vols 1 and 2, pages ch. 8, para. 9; para.10:

Two days after this [storm and shipwreck] the wind ceased, and the water became smooth. The punt then went on shore, and we cut down some trees; and having found our mast and mended it we brought it on board, and fixed it up […] and away we went once more for New Providence, which in three days more we reached safe, after having been above three weeks in a situation in which we did not expect to escape with life. 

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Olaudah Equiano, The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, Or Gustavus Vassa, The African by Olaudah Equiano, vols 1 and 2, volume 1 and 2 (London, 1789), p. ch. 8, para. 9; para.10. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1655976054667 accessed: 26 September, 2022

location of experience: New Providence, The Bahamas

Listeners

Olaudah Equiano
abolitionist, Activist, hair dresser, Seaman […]
1745-1797

Listening to

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Experience Information

Date/Time in the beginning of 1767
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Notes

Chapter 8 recounts a series of storms and shipwrecks experienced by Equiano and his fellow crewmen; Equiano was trying to return to England after a period of time trading along the southern coast of colonial America (now the state of Georgia).


Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Thu, 23 Jun 2022 10:20:55 +0100
Approved on Thu, 30 Jun 2022 12:08:36 +0100