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William Unsah Sessarakoo

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture / Photographs and Prints Division

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William Unsah Sessarakoo

The son of a wealthy and powerful trader from Ghana, William Unsah Sessarakoo was deported to Barbados in 1744 and redeemed by his father in 1749. The Royal African: or, Memoirs of the Young Prince of Annamaboe was published in London the same year.