Wonderful adventures of Mrs. Seacole in many lands

TitleWonderful adventures of Mrs. Seacole in many lands
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1857
AuthorsSeacole, Mary
Number of Pages200
PublisherJames Blackwood

Mary Seacole (1805-1881) was the mixed race daughter of a Scottish army officer and a free black woman. She was born into freedom during the era of slavery in Kingston, Jamaica. This memoir recounts Seacole's childhood, her years as a storekeeper in a Central American frontier town, and her role as a volunteer battlefield 'doctress' to British troops in the Crimean War. 

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