Sufferings In Africa

by James Riley

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The white Christian slave memoir Sufferings in Africa(1817) is memoir by Captain James Riley detail how Riley and his crew were shipwrecked off the coast of Africa, taken captive, and held as slaves. The true story chronicles their ordeal and details the horrible mistreatment that they endured

The book was first published in 1817 and was originally entitled Authentic Narrative of the Loss of the American Brig Commerce by the "Late Master and Supercargo" James Riley


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