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Richard Henry Dana, Jr.

Richard Henry Dana, Jr.

1815-1882

Richard Henry Dana Jr. was a prominent American lawyer, author, and social activist best known for his memoir "Two Years Before the Mast," which vividly depicted life at sea in the early 19th century. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, into a distinguished family, Dana was expected to follow a path of privilege and success. However, he was drawn to the sea, influenced by his father's connections to maritime trade.

Richard Henry Dana, Jr.

  • To Cuba and Back

    Richard Henry Dana
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    A Vacation Voyage Richard Henry Dana, Jr.’s travel narrative of his trip to Cuba in 1859. While the United States was contemplating the annexation ...

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  • Two Years Before the Mast

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    A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea The book recounts Dana’s experiences as a common sailor on a merchant ship during the early 1830s. Motivated by...

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