Martyr to Freedom: The Life and Death of Captain Daniel Drayton

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Captain Daniel Drayton is a relatively unknown figure of American history. He lived the life of an Atlantic Coastal trader and Abolitionist, and is memorable for his bravery in transporting seventy-seven fugitive slaves to the North on his ship the Pearl. In the summer of 1857, Drayton came to the city of New Bedford, Massachusetts and took his own life. This work investigates his possible reasons for doing so. Captain Daniel Drayton's life was filled with ambition and afflicted by failure-history sometimes forgets that ...

Martyr to Freedom: The Life and Death of Captain Daniel Drayton 2011, Hamilton Books

ISBN-13: 9780761854227

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Martyr to Freedom: The Life and Death of Captain Daniel Drayton 2007, University Press of America, Lanham, MD

ISBN-13: 9780761837466

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