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BRADLEY, ELIZA: - An Authentick Narrative of the Shipwreck and Sufferings of Mrs. Eliza Bradley, Wife of James Bradley, of Liverpool, Commander of the Ship Sally, which was Wrecked on the Coast of Barbary, in June 1818. Boston, George Clarck, 1821.

. Small 8vo. Pp. 108. With one folding plate of Eliza Bradley on a camel brought into captivity, and one more plate in the text. Modern paper wrappers. According to the narrative Eliza Bradley set sail with her husband in the ship Sally, heading for Teneriffe in the spring of 1818. About five weeks later the ship was lost on the coast of Morocco. Mrs. Bradley was separated from her husband and held captive for six months by the Arabs before ransomed by the British consul. Most likely a fictive account and partly influenced by James Riley's account of life among the Arabs. First published in 1820, reprinted many times. Robinson, Wayward Women, pp. 276-77.
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