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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... but yet with one burst of freedom , even Dr . Mackay shall re - echo from
Washington to the “ Times ” of to - morrow , his favourite phrase : “ There ' s a
good time coming , boys , Wait a little longer . ” The day of escape from bondage
will come ...
... run faster , " whereupon she turned upon me , and I being able to run faster
than she , I escaped her , and by that means my brother William effected his
escape . When William got home , he was covered with large lumps all over his
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
The horses , however , apparently anxions to escape the hard work imposed on
man and beast alike , had hid themselves in a wood which abounded with
rattlesnakes . This caused me great fear as I was barefooted . After a hard hunt I ...
CHAPTER V . MY ESCAPE . A SLAVE on a neighbouring plantation had a pony ;
it being discovered by his mistress , she ordered the overseer , the Rev . P .
Huggin , to kill it . Meanwhile , I went in the night and purchased it of the slave