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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Their food is a dry peck of corn that they have to grind at the hand - mill after a
hard day ' s work , and a pint of salt , which they receive every week . They are
only allowed to eat twice a - day . Mack English once tied down a slave named
... my corn , ” said she ; “ I will order Ransom Player ( the overseer ) to give him
one hundred lashes and kill all his hogs , the unlawful rascal . ” He killed one ,
but I 18 MY EXPERIENCE AS A SLAVE .
My mistress ' s expressed opinion was this , “ Never to give the niggers any meat ;
for where she was brought up a dry peck of corn and a pint of salt was all that
was allowed to niggers per week . ” . My master , her husband , did as she said ...
He used to make the negroes shuck corn till past midnight , and they had to rise
with the sun next morning to their day ' s work . They are not allowed a change of
clothes , but only one suit for summer , and the perspiration is so great that they ...
On one occasion , he wanted me to steal from my master a bushel of corn for him
, which I refused to do . This annoyed him very much , and , in the course of time ,
he came to my white people and told them that he saw me the night before on a ...