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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England by the use of her cotton , has mainly helped to continue it ; and let but
English sympathy be withdrawn from the South , and soon slavery there must fall
. It lies with Christian men and women to expose its evils , denounce its cruelties
Afterwards , James English was taken ill , but such were his savage propensities ,
that he got out of bed and dressed himself , and took his whip and went into the
cotton field , and commenced quarrelling with a slave named Old George , on ...
He owned a slave whose name was January , who could not pick cotton as fast
as the other negroes . For this reason , this minister of religion gave him from
twenty - five to one hundred lashes , and fifty blows with the paddle , which so ...
This youth ordered every negro to pick one cwt . of cotton each day - which was
almost impossible for them to do — and on their not presenting that amount of
cotton at the machine , he gave them from twenty - five to fifty lashes each ; so
He told the slaves round about to steal cotton and bring it to him , and he would
give them whisky for it ; but if their masters caught them , they were not to say that
they were bringing it to him . The consequence was , that some slaves brought ...