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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... about ten feet high ; and Isaac jumped down in the dark on a snaggy stump
and ruined his feet , and could not work for ... as it is the only time that the
negroes can get meat , for they are then allowed the chitterlings and feet ; then
they do not ...
... and then I will buy a cowhide whip , well corded , five feet long , and I ' ll make
all the niggers take Ephraim by force , and tie him to an oak tree , and I ' ll make
Adam give him one of the hardest hundred lashes that ever man put on nigger .
rats had actually eaten a part of our feet . As the slaves are not allowed boots or
shoes ( except for a short time in the winter ) , the combined action of the frost at
night , and the heat during the day , harden the feet ; so that the outside skin at
A BAD man called Old Ben Calo , who was nearly seven feet high , used to go
about ditching for different slave . holders , far too lazy to work on his own
plantation in the Pine Woods . On one occasion , he wanted me to steal from my
master a ...
Oh , silver slippers on my feet , We ' ll slip and slide thro ' paradise , And honour
the Lamb . " It must be remembered that these hymns are composed of fragments
of hymns , which we had heard sung at the meeting - houses and camp ...