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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When in 1645 the ship of one Thomas Keyser and James Smith brought a cargo
of negroes to Boston , they were heavily fined and compelled to return those
negroes again to Africa . Noble men were they of Massachusetts ; and despite
A few days previously , I had enquired of a mulatto negro , for a vessel bound for
Boston . I then went on board and asked the cook , a free negro , if his vessel was
bound for Boston ? To which he replied , “ Yes . ” “ Can ' t you stow me away ?
But , to proceed - he was so anxious to catch me that he followed me to Boston -
at least , I believe , from the description given by Mr . Forman , that it was he ; but
fortunately I had gone to Salem , which is 15 miles from Boston . Mr . Forman did