The captain of the boat on which Linda and Fanny escape North Carolina. At first Linda mistrusts the captain, feeling that he might try to sell her to a slave trader for money or harass her during the journey. However, he turns out to be an honorable man and conveys her safely to Philadelphia.
The Boat Captain Character Timeline in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
The timeline below shows where the character The Boat Captain appears in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter Twenty-Nine: Preparations for Escape
Chapter Thirty: Northward Bound
Chapter Thirty-One: Incidents in Philadelphia