A Note on the Title Moby-Dick
Walter Harding explains how the original name of the book was “Mocha-Dick,” but Moby may have come from the name of the yacht that the first slave was brought to Boston in.
Walter Harding Collection at Milne Library, SUNY Geneseo: archive LD3840 G48 H37 Box 2, Folder 11
American Literautre, v. 22 #4
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