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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... he then remonstrated with his master , because she fainted , and his brutal
master , ( who , though a member of a Christian church , was notwithstanding ,
equal to the devil himself ) coolly ordered him to bring a pail of water and throw
He had just bought a new whip , and wished to try it , and , seeing me go by , he
called me and told me to bring him some water to wash his hands in . I went and
got it as quickly as possible . When I brought it to him , he said , “ You have been
He told the slaves round about to steal cotton and bring it to him , and he would
give them whisky for it ; but if their masters caught them , they were not to say that
they were bringing it to him . The consequence was , that some slaves brought ...
He said , “ Well , you must bring me a written permission to sell them , before I
can buy them . ” . I said , “ My mistress hates the Daniels ' family and won ' t give
me a permission . " « Well , Jack , get your wife Louisa to get an order from her ...
The horses were usually turned out at night into the field , and it was my duty to
bring them home before daylight . The horses , however , apparently anxions to
escape the hard work imposed on man and beast alike , had hid themselves in a