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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... and by that means my brother William effected his escape . When William got
home , he was covered with large lumps all over his body . When she was
married she had my sister whipped to death . The circumstances were as follows
: My ...
In five days that terrible hour drew nigh , and his agony and death struggles were
such that he required to be held down . Thus ended the life of a member of a
Christian Church . When the tidings of his death reached the negroes , they were
We will now relate his death . He went with his father one summer to the White
Sulphur Springs . There he was taken ill , and death took place in five days . His
death - bed was a scene of heartrending agony . He swore , and he cursed , he ...
The jury returned the following verdict : “ Burl Quiney , overseer to . Mr . English ,
did wilfully cause the death of the deceased by whipping with the cowhide . ” But
Burl Quiney answered , “ Yes , gentlemen , but Mrs . English was the cause of it .
Since my escape I heard of the death of my mother . My mistress had two
household gods , viz . , her bunch of keys , in which she manifested a peculiar
interest , and her brandy bottle , which she consulted with a frequency which was