Captain Paul Cuffee, Master Mariner of Westport, Massachusetts, 1759-1817

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

Date

1973

GUSN

GUSN-169824

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Description

The dream of Paul Cuffee's life was to alleviate the suffering of his race. Cuffee, bearing the entire expense of each voyage, twice took freemen from America to Sierra Leone, where they could settle and farm. Katherine A. Wilder recounts his amazing story.

Details

Additional Identification Number

Article ID 205

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1973.063.231.004

Abstract

The dream of Paul Cuffee's life was to alleviate the suffering of his race. Cuffee, bearing the entire expense of each voyage, twice took freemen from America to Sierra Leone, where they could settle and farm. Katherine A. Wilder recounts his amazing story.

Date Notes

Volume 63, Number 231 (Winter, 1973)

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Record Details

Originator

Katherine A. Wilder (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1973). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Publisher Series

Old Time New England