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Extent f. 18
Title Diary extract: slave revolt
Date Late 17th century
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Description Diary Extract, reading as follows: "In october 78 passing from affrick To america wt 150 slaves Moores & negroes: the 20 off the sd moneth and the 7 from our depart re from affrick They takeing occasion off our weakness being but 16 in all both for navigateing the ship and suppressing them revolted and killed 7 off our number before we could any (sic) the Lest advantage off them our fight extend'd 7 houres all off us wounded but 2. our Capt and his brother had all off them a wound in the head betwixt the sagital suture and the temporall muscles I was wounded wt an half pick betwixt the 6 & 7 false ribs" (fo. 18)
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Language English
Physical Description 12mo. 17.7 x 11 cm. Modern binding
Finding Aids Described in: Warren R. Dawson, Manuscripta medica. A descriptive catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Medical Society of London (London, 1932).
MaterialType Archives - Non-digital
System No. 071f6db1-7e3f-4013-a714-893dcd448c0f