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❮Download❯ ➾ The Captives Eleven Years a Prisoner in Algiers 1899 ➹ Author James LeanderCathcart – G-couture.co.uk Taken prisoner by the Barbary Pirates an indomitable spirit of patriotism enabled him to rise from abject slavery to become Christian clerk to the Dey of Algiers eventually gaining his freedomIn 1785 Taken prisoner by the Barbary Pirates an indomitable spirit of patriotism enabled him to rise from abject slavery to become Christian clerk to the Dey of Algiers eventually gaining his freedomIn 1785 Barbary pirates captured the American merchant ship The Maria Boston on its way to Cadiz carrying furs lumber and dried codfish They took Cathcart and twenty other sailors as slaves During the eleven years of his slavery in Algiers Cathcart managed by means of good fortune cleverness and bribery to improve his circumstances eventually becoming chief clerk to the Dey In this position he acted as a mediator between the Dey and Joseph Donaldson Jr agent for Colonel David Humphreys the US Minister to Portugal that resulted in The Treaty of Algiers of 1796 and made possible his freedomCathcart for the first several years of his captivity endured the same terrible living conditions as his fellow slaves One of a few handpicked by the Dey Cathcarts first duties were to work in the Deys palace garden caring for the lions tigers and antelopes Although his assigned duties were relatively light his masters provided scant food and administered several beatings called bas.

Tinado where in one instance Cathcart lost several of his toenailsIn describing the use of this punishment Cathcart writes The Christian slaves are often bastinadoed for mere trifles such as speaking loud procrastinating any part of the service assigned them being found out of their rooms after a certain hour or speaking to any of the cooks or the Christians in the garden and on a thousand other pretenses I have heard those illiberal minded Renegades commence an absurd argument with some of the slaves and on being confuted beat their opponents most unmercifully and tell them they would teach them better manners than to dare to contradict them when they condescended to converse with themAs his fortunes and positions in Algiers improved Cathcart acuired additional skills that he used later as a diplomat He found opportunities to demonstrate his concern for his fellow prisoners During his slavery he became conversant in Arabic and Turkish When Cathcart became clerk of the prison he was able to buy several taverns a house with servants and procurefood for his fellow crew members After the Treaty of Algiers freed them Cathcart had the means to purchase a ship.

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