Slaver Captain

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Although by the 1760s an Anglican minister and the author of Amazing Grace, John Newton was in earlier life a somewhat errant seaman, Navy deserter, slave trader and for a time a slave himself in Africa. Compiling two separate collections of his writings, this volume reproduces Newton's own reports on his remarkable experiences and represents one of the few first-hand accounts of a seaman involved in the infamous Atlantic slave trade.

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Slaver Captain

Slaver Captain

Hardback174pp175x115mm

9781848320796     Product Code: 222519

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Although by the 1760s an Anglican minister and the author of Amazing Grace, John Newton was in earlier life a somewhat errant seaman, Navy deserter, slave trader and for a time a slave himself in Africa. Compiling two separate collections of his writings, this volume reproduces Newton's own reports on his remarkable experiences and represents one of the few first-hand accounts of a seaman involved in the infamous Atlantic slave trade.

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