With a full narrative of
Subsequent Adventure in Central Africa.
Knowledge of the Ancients concerning Africa. Herodotus. Strabo. The
Arabs. Early discoveries of the Portuguese and English. Ledyard. Lucas.
Houghton. Park's birth and parentage. His education. Serves his
apprenticeship as a surgeon. Sails for Bencoolen. African association
engage Park's services. His preparations and departure.
Park's motives for undertaking the voyage - his instructions and
departure - arrives at Jillifree, on the Gambia River - proceeds to
Vintain. Some account of the Feloops. Proceeds up the river for
Jonkakonda - arrives at Dr. Laidley's. Some account of Pisania, and the
British factory established at that place. The Author's employment during
his stay at Pisania - his sickness and recovery - the country
described - prepares to set out for the interior.
Description of the Feloops, the Jaloffs, the Foulahs, and Mandingoes.
Some account of the trade between the nations of Europe and the natives
of Africa by the way of the Gambia, and between the native inhabitants of
the coast and the nations of the interior countries - their mode of
selling and buying, &c.
The Author sets out from Pisania - his attendants - reaches Jindy. Story
related by a Mandingo Negro. Proceeds to Medina, the capital of Woolli.
Interview with the King. Saphies or charms. Proceeds to Kolor.
Description of Mumbo Jumbo - arrives at Koojar - wrestling match - crosses
the wilderness, and arrives at Tallika, in the Kingdom of Bondou.
Some account of the inhabitants of Tallika. The Author proceeds for
Fatteconda - incidents on the road. Crosses the Neriko, arrives at
Koorkarany - reaches the River Faleme - Fishery on that river - proceeds
along its banks to Naye or Nayemow - crosses the Faleme, and arrives at
Fatteconda. Has an interview with Almami, the Sovereign of Bondou.
Description of the King's dwelling - has a second interview with the King,
who begs the Author's Coat. Author visits the King's wives - is permitted
to depart on friendly terms. Journey by night - arrives at Joag. Some
account of Bondou and its inhabitants, the Foulahs.
Account of Kajaaga. Serawoollies - their manners and language. Account of
Joag. The Author is ill treated, and robbed of half of his effects, by
order of Batcheri, the king. Charity of a female slave. - The Author is
visited by Demba Sego, nephew of the King of Kasson, who offers to
conduct him in safety to that kingdom. Offer accepted. The Author and his
protector, with a numerous retinue, set out and reach Samee, on the banks
of the Senegal. Proceed to Kayee, and, crossing the Senegal, arrive in
the kingdom of Kasson.
Arrival at Teesee. Interview with Tiggity Sego, the king's brother. The
Author's detention at Teesee. Some account of that place and its
inhabitants. Incidents which occurred there. Rapacious conduct of Tiggity
Sego toward the Author on his departure. Sets out for Kooniakary, the
capital of the kingdom. Incidents on the road, and arrival at Kooniakary.