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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Mrs . English told Burl Quiney that he should give the first slave that he took up to
whip , a pretty good hiding to scare the whole plantation , for that they were a set
of niggers never conquered by any overseer that had ever been there . She said
When Burl Quiney rode along , he noticed one of the females and said , “ Peggy ,
you shall not do so much work as the rest of the girls to - day . ” So he moved the
stake back , so that she should do only three tasks instead of four — the allotted ...
The slaves immediately surrounded him ; but Burl Quiney seeing them do 80 ,
said , “ Why do you come round me ? go off to your work ! " And he ran off a short
distance ; but we all surrounded him again like blackbirds , and would not go
Burl Quiney was then committed to jail ; and on taking him to Sumpterville prison ,
all three mounted , Burl Quiney having a much better horse than either of the
other two . When , therefore , Quines bade the others “ Good night , ” he put spurs
... of Burl Quiney , who murdered Old Peter , as related before . He also murdered
four negroes belonging to James Rambert . Wherever he was overseer , he
succeeded in murdering one or more negroes . He used to make the negroes