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
My mistress also had four sons , James , Robert , Thomas , and Mack . James
English , a member of Brick Church , was as bad as any of them ; he was married
when I was little . I worked on his plantation once , driving oxen , and I will relate ...
Thomas , the next , was , if possible , worse than James . He was also a member
of Mount Zion Chapel . He was articled to a lawyer . While studying the law , he
used to whip the negroes on the plantation exceedingly . I will give you an ...
The following conversation took place when Thomas came to see his father : “
Thomas , did you burn this girl so ? ” “ Yes , pa , I did , because she ran away . ” “
Well , you shan ' t have her any more . ” But , in this case , Thomas was a true son
But Burl Quiney answered , “ Yes , gentlemen , but Mrs . English was the cause of
it . ” Mrs . English exclaimed , “ You are a liar , sir ! ” The Rev . Thomas English
here said , “ Sir , if you say that ma REMINISCENCES OF MY OLD MASTER . 17.