The Experience of a Slave in South Carolina

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Passmore & Alabaster, 1862 - 48 páginas

The Experience of a Slave in South Carolina by John Andrew Jackson, first published in 1862, is a rare manuscript, the original residing in one of the great libraries of the world. This book is a reproduction of that original, which has been scanned and cleaned by state-of-the-art publishing tools for better readability and enhanced appreciation.

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Página 14 - They search out iniquities; they accomplish a diligent search: both the inward thought of every one of them, and the heart, is deep.
Página 48 - ... that on the first day of january in the year of our lord one thousand eight hundred and sixtythree all persons held as slaves within any state or designated part of a state the people whereof shall then be in rebellion against the united states shall be then thenceforward and forever free...
Página 42 - While the sound of their waitings together arise ; They shriek for each other, the child and the mother, In sorrow and woe. The harsh auctioneer, to sympathy cold, Tears the babe from its mother and sells it for gold; While the infant and mother, loud shriek for each other, In sorrow and woe. At last came the parting of mother and child, Her brain reel'd with madness, that mother was wild; Then the lash could not smother the shrieks of that mother, Of sorrow and woe.
Página 5 - upon pain of the highest displeasure, to assent to no law by which the importation of slaves should be in any respect prohibited or obstructed.
Página 42 - Yet loud shrieked that mother, poor heart broken mother, In sorrow and woe. The babe in return, for its fond mother cries, While the sound of their wailings together arise; They shriek for each other, the child and the mother, In sorrow and woe. The harsh auctioneer to sympathy cold, Tears the babe from its mother and sells it for gold; While the infant and mother, loud shriek for each other, In sorrow and woe. At last came the parting of mother...
Página 42 - Her brain reel'd with madness, that mother was wild ; Then the lash could not smother the shrieks of that mother, Of sorrow and woe. The child was borne off to a far distant clime, While the mother was left in anguish to pine, But reason departed, and she sunk broken hearted, In sorrow and woe.
Página 43 - I'll relate. It happened in de valley of de ole Kentucky State: Dey marched me out into de fiel', at every break of day. And work me dar till late sunset, widout a cent of pay. Dey work me all de day, Widout a bit of pay. And thought, because dey fed me well, I would not run away. Massa gave me his ole coat, an...
Página 14 - The servant who knew his master's will and did it not, shall be beaten with many stripes ; but he who knew not his master's will and committed things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few.
Página 38 - Jesus, my All, to heaven is gone, He whom I fix my hopes upon; His track I see, and I'll pursue The narrow way, till him I view.
Página 42 - Mother, In sorrow and woe. % Oh ! list ye kind Mothers to the cries of the Slave ; The Parents and Children implore you to save ; Go ! rescue the Mothers, the Sisters and Brothers, From sorrow and woe.

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