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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... joined a party , and they came upon a slave named Isaac , on Dr . Grag ' s
plantation , and they gave chase , but he outran them , and this minister was
leading them on , shouting at the top of his voice , with horrid oaths , “ Catch the
with horrid oaths , “ Catch the rascal . ” We will now pass on to Mack , the
youngest brother , he was worsə than either of the others , and was the one who
kicked me when I was digging for hickory root . He had not finished his schooling
When the dogs came level with me , I clapped my hands also , and said , “ Suboy
! suboy ! catch him ! ” as if both my master and I were in chase of a fox or hare
ahead of us , and , upon that , the dogs went before me and were soon out of
In the adjacent swamp there was an abundance of wild turkeys , the sight of
which greatly tantalized the negroes , as they had no gun to shoot them with . On
one occasion my father , old Doctor Clavern , had made a pen to catch the wild ...
He would sneak about during the night , for the purpose of catching negroes
wandering from their plantations , so that he might ... But , to proceed - he was so
anxious to catch me that he followed me to Boston - at least , I believe , from the ...