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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horrid scenes enacted , where every child and feeble woman is at the brutal
mercy of brutalised man ; where marriage is a fiction , and five millions of people
live practically in a state of unrecognised whoredom and polygamy . Would that ...
I had five brothers and five sisters . Of these , two brothers and two sisters were
dead when I left the plantation . My earliest recollection was of my mistress ,
whom I feared above all persons , as she used every means in her power to spite
... he being between five and six ) and I cried out to him , “ Run faster , William ,
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 .
... but hunger compelled him to return . When he got back he was put into irons ,
and taken out next morning and hung up , and received a hundred lashes ; and
when the stripes were partially healed , they gave him twenty - five lashes every ...
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