The Experience of a Slave in South Carolina
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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... and spend nearly another million to keep down the slave trade of America ,
Cuba , and Brazil , are very earnest in declaring their abhorrence of American
slavery , and , like the Times , finds fault with President Lincoln ' s government for
England gave America slavery . England by the use of her cotton , has mainly
helped to continue it ; and let but English sympathy be withdrawn from the South ,
and soon slavery there must fall . It lies with Christian men and women to expose
At that time , his son West was overseer and whipping the negroes for his father .
At the time I left slavery he often whipped the slaves severely . In the Southern
States of America , any negro found out at night after nine o ' clock , without a
... saved one hundred dollars . Since my escape I have saved about one
thousand dollars of my own earnings , for the purpose of purchasing my relatives
. I was in correspondence with some gentlemen in America , through my friend
the Rev .
Fathers ! think of being tied up and stripped before your wife and children , and
beaten severely for nothing at all ; and then think that it is a daily , nay , hourly ,
occurrence in the Slave States of America , and you will begin to have some idea