Kidnapped: A Georgian Adventure

Kidnapped: A Georgian Adventure

In 1728, 12-year-old James Annesley was snatched from the streets of Dublin, Ireland and sold into slavery in America. He was the victim of a wicked uncle hell-bent on stealing his massive inheritance. Historian Dan Cruickshank traces James’s astonishing journey from the top table of 18th century society to its murky depths. The story helped inspire Robert Louis Stevenson’s revered book Kidnapped.

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