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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Stonewall Jackson may , with the courage and piety of a Cromwell , but without
his rightful cause , carry the war into Maryland , and Pope and M ' Clellan be
driven back to the Free States ; but yet with one burst of freedom , even Dr .
The lawsuit was progressing when I left , and some of the negroes were sold to
carry it on ; but it is most likely John Ashmore won it , as he engaged the best
lawyer in Sumpterville , named Lawyer Moses . I bought of one of the slaves ,
Nevertheless , to carry conviction that his word was true , he took me before Mr .
Wilson ' s house , and stripped me , and gave me fifty lashes . About this time , I
fell in love with a slave girl named Louisa , who belonged to a Mrs . Wells , whose
I shall carry these scars to my grave . ... are infested by a set of white people ,
who are libertine scoundrels , and attend for the purpose of seizing and carrying
off by force , for their own vile purposes , the most beautiful slave girls they can
She also inspected my back , which is covered with scars which I shall carry with
me to the grave . She listened with great interest to my story , and sympathized
with me when I told her how long I had been parted from my wife Louisa and my ...