Smith's Escape from Slavery
Captain Sir John Smith (c. January 1580–June 21, 1631) Admiral of New England was an English soldier, sailor, and author. He is remembered for his role in establishing the first permanent English settlement in North America at Jamestown, Virginia.
Benson John Lossing, ed. Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (vol. 8) (New York, NY: Harper and Brothers, 1912)