'The author's account of his country, their manners and customs, &c.
_The author's account of his country, and their manners and customs—Administration of justice—Embrenche—Marriage ceremony, and public entertainments—Mode of living—Dress—Manufactures Buildings—Commerce—Agriculture—War and religion—Superstition of the natives—Funeral ceremonies of the priests or magicians—Curious mode of discovering poison—Some hints concerning the origin of the author's countrymen, with the opinions of different writers on that subject._'
- The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, Or Gustavus Vassa, The African
- Chapter 1 The author's account of his country, their manners and customs, &c.
- Chapter 2 The author's birth and parentage--His being kidnapped with his sister--Horrors of a slave ship
- Chapter 3 The author is carried to Virginia--Arrives in England--His wonder at a fall of snow
- Chapter 4 A particular account of the celebrated engagement between Admiral Boscawen and Monsieur Le Clue
- Chapter 5 Various interesting instances of oppression, cruelty, and extortion
- Chapter 6 Favourable change in the author's situation--He commences merchant with threepence
- Chapter 7 The author's disgust at the West Indies--Forms schemes to obtain his freedom
- Chapter 8 Three remarkable dreams--The author is shipwrecked on the Bahama-bank
- Chapter 9 The author arrives at Martinico--Meets with new difficulties, and sails for England
- Chapter 10 Some account of the manner of the author's conversion to the faith of Jesus Christ
- Chapter 11 Picking up eleven miserable men at sea in returning to England
- Chapter 12 Different transactions of the author's life--Petition to the Queen--Conclusion