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 forced him to drink it , and then said , “ Now get up , you rascal , or I will
whip you , " and made him continue his work ; but his conscience smote him , and
he sent for a doctor , and upon his certificate allowed him to return home .
They are only allowed to eat twice a - day . Mack English once tied down a slave
named Old Prince , and gave him one hundred lashes with the whip , and fifty
blows with the paddle , because he could not work fast enough to please him .
My mistress ' s expressed opinion was this , “ Never to give the niggers any meat ;
for where she was brought up a dry peck of corn and a pint of salt was all that
was allowed to niggers per week . ” . My master , her husband , did as she said ...
They are not allowed a change of clothes , but only one suit for summer , and the
perspiration is so great that they smell rank ; thus they are robbed of comfort and
cleanliness by the cruelty and avarice of their masters . They wear no shoes ...
The negro who kept that ferry , was allowed to keep for himself all the money he
took on Christmas day , and as this was Christmas day , he was only too glad to
get my money and ask no questions ; so I paid twenty cents , and he put me and ...