Blackbeard's Cabin Boy
Daniel Melvin sailed from Scotland as a cabin boy and was captured by Blackbeard. He escaped to the British colony of Carolina. This historical fiction account of his early life seeks to preserve and provide a historically accurate account of the experiences and circumstances he may have encountered. More
Daniel Melvin sailed from Scotland as a cabin boy and was captured by the pirate Blackbeard. Daniel escaped to the Colony of Carolina. This story of Daniel Melvin’s early life seeks to provide an accurate account of his time-from spelling of names, education standards, to the relationships of nations and cultures he may have encountered. The intent is for the reader understanding factors that may have influenced his life, inasmuch as they are relevant to understand the lives of immigrants in our time.
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