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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... she ordered my sister to leave off prayirg . and as she discovered my sister did
not obey her commands , she asked her husband , Gamble M Farden ( a member
of the Salem Brick Church , who was , if possible , worse than herself , and she ...
... because I have the cows to milk . ” Old Peter answered , “ Massa makes you do
as much as the rest , so I ' ll move the stake back . ” When Burl Quiney came that
way and found the stake moved back again , he asked Peggy who moved it ?
He asked me what I would take for them , and he told me he would give me
twenty dollars . We killed some out of the drove , and for those which were left he
offered me thirteen dollars ; but I did not sell them for a long time because I knew
... where one Jessie Brown , who hired me of my master , had often stopped . I
stayed there until midnight , when I got my pony and prepared to start . This
roused Mr . Shipman ' s suspicions , so he asked me where I belonged to . I was
I then went to the wharf early in the morning with my cloak on , and underneath
all my rattletraps . 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