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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Would that English mothers and English daughters could feel as they ought for
those whose virtue , and honour , whose life and liberty , may be purchased by
any libertine wretch , who has the “ almighty dollar ” in plenty in his pocket . Tuet
The doctor , after feeling his pulse , replied , “ I can ' t save you . ” “ Why , doctor ?
” “ You have mortification in the head . ” He did not believe this , and sent for Dr .
Hainsworth . When Dr . Hainsworth came , he said also , “ I can ' t save you , you
Among the atrocities which he committed , he knocked my mother down with the
butt of his whip , while I stood by feeling as if I had been struck myself , when he
suddenly turned round and said , “ Go on with your work , you rascal . ” His whip ...
This outside skin is called “ dead skin , ” as the slaves cannot feel the rats eating
it until their teeth touch the more tender part of the feet . During the day , that part
of the foot which has been skinned by the rats is very tender and causes great ...