The Beginning

The subject of this narrative was born in the town of Westport, in the State of Massachusetts. His father, Paul Cuffe, was a sea-faring man, and had the command of a number of merchant vessels.


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Digitized Page of Paul Cuffe's Narrative

Digitized Page of Paul Cuffe’s Narrative (from “The Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Paul Cuffe, a Pequot Indian: During Thirty Years Spent at Sea,” 1839)