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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false accusation , so that at length she ran away and went back to her old
plantation . ... two flat irons to be put on the fire , and had her laid down on a log ,
and made three negroes , by the names of Frank , Save , and Peter , hold her
There was a nigger - driver named Old Peter . 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
The task of Old Peter , the nigger . driver , was to see that all the negroes had
their proper tasks . 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 .
... 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 away , because
we thought we should frighten him from the old man . Old Peter ' s daughter went
... 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