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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The half has not yet been told ; but appalling as are the statements made , yet
when the fiercest organized effort to extend the monster evil of North - American
slavery is being made , every patriot is called on to sympathize over the woes
My father learned the African method of curing snake bites , and was in
consequence , called Dr . Clavern . My mother ' s name was Betty . I had five
brothers and five sisters . Of these , two brothers and two sisters were dead when
I left the ...
... which they hang oxen when they skin them and called his negro slave Toney ,
and ordered him to give her a hundred lashes , and he commenced beating her
incessantly ; he then remonstrated with his master , because she fainted , and his
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
... plantation . Mack English , having turned a wishful eye on Rose , wrapped
himself up in his big cloak , and went to the nigger - house in the night , and
called a slave named Esau , and told him to tell Rose 12 MY EXPERIENCE AS A