Infortunate The Voyage and Adventures of William Moraley, an Indentured Servant

ISBN-10: 0271026766

ISBN-13: 9780271026763

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

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In the decade since its original publication Susan Klepp and Billy Smith have unearthed new information on Moraley's life, both before his ill-fated venture as an indentured servant from England to the "American Plantations" and after his return to England. This revised version features this additional information while presenting the autobiography in a new way, offering more explicit emphasis for students and teachers in college, university, and high school about how to read and interpret Moraley's autobiography.
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Pennsylvania State University Press
Publication date: 8/11/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 6.05" wide x 8.97" long x 0.54" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Editors' Preface to the Second Edition
Editors' Preface to the First Edition
Abbreviations
Editors' Introduction
The Infortunate: Or, The Voyage And Adventures Of William Moraley
The Preface
Moraley and his family
The Infortunate learns Latin and arithmetic
Bound to an attorney
Becomes a watchmaker
The South Sea Bubble
His mother settles in Newcastle
Reduced to poverty
Sells himself for a term of years into the American plantations
Before the Lord Mayor of London
Repenting too late
Calling at Calais
A recognition
The story of Sir George Sonds's two sons
Life on board ship
Stinted rations
Dolphins and flying fish
Land at last
In the market
Sold as a slave
"A Quaker, but a Wet one." "The Athens of Mankind." Germantown
The fortunate Andalousian
Burlington
Churches and missionaries
Quaker meetings
The Mayor of Philadelphia
Rescuing a lady
An exchange of wit
A Negro's ghost
The Delaware River
Perriwig Island
An enormous skeleton
Antediluvian remains
Plantations in Pennsylvania
Indian corn
"The best poor Man's Country in the World." Wild beasts
Rattle snakes
Horn snakes
Humming birds
Locusts
Butterflies
The Negroes
Slave laws
Bought servants
The Indians in Pennsylvania
Their habits, manners, and religion
Colonial currency
The Governor and his Council
The family of William Penn
Charity of the Quakers
Drinks
Fish and fruit
The climate
"The Tennis-ball of Fortune."
End of servitude in Pennsylvania
"A roving Tarter." Courting adventure
Trent Town and Burlington
Encounter with a panther
Detained for a runaway
Journey to New York
An Indian king
The Governor of New York
Pursued by creditors
The Valentian; or, faithful Lover
Departure from New York
Ducking witches at Mount Holly
Loading ship
Journey to Maryland
Encounter with a horn snake
Assists a mother and two children
Danger from creditors
Sets sail for Ireland
The man with three wives
Voyage to Ireland
Dublin Harbour
Arrives at Workington
"The picture of Robinson Crusoe."
Nether Hall
A tankard of supernaculum
Mr. Senhouse's pleasantries
Crosby
Sir Richard Musgrave
Haltwhistle
Belated in a fell
Corbridge, Wylam, etc
Arrives in Newcastle
Postscript: The author's case, recommended to the Gentlemen of the law
Editors' Afterword
Appendixes
The Book and Its Author
Moraley Genealogy
The Wills of William Moraley's Parents
Moraley as a Literary Artisan
Newcastle, England
Isaac Pearson's Servants
The Ghost in Isaac Pearson's Home
The Witchcraft Trial at Mount Holly
Index
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