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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Shrink not , gentle reader , when those fearful atrocities are brought before your
notice . Such narratives as Jackson ' s are wanted to arouse the people . The evil
is afar off , and interested parties say , “ Don ' t believe it ; it is false , or it is ...
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
... but seeing he could not get up , he went to the house and brought a tumblerful
of castor oil , 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 ...
When I brought it to him , he said , “ You have been too slow , now pull off your
jacket , ” and he then commenced whipping me , having first shut both doors , but
I pushed open one of them and ran . I was then between ten und twelve years of
Others who brought a half - cwt . , received half - a - gallon , and so on . This he
continued for a long time , until for fear of being betrayed , he put a stop to it . This
method of getting rich is very common among the slaveholders of South Carolina