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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England gave America slavery . England by the use of her cotton , has mainly
helped to continue it ; and let but English sympathy be withdrawn from the South ,
and soon slavery there must fall . It lies with Christian men and women to expose
... 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 ...
At his marriage his father gave him twelve negroes . He had then a son named
West , and after ten years he returned to South Carolina . His father bought him a
plantation five miles from his own , and gave him another slave girl as a nurse for
For this reason , this minister of religion gave him from twenty - five to one
hundred lashes , and fifty blows with the paddle , which so frightened the negro
that he ran away into the woods ; but was caught , and again whipped , and put
into the ...
This youth ordered every negro to pick one cwt . of cotton each day - which was
almost impossible for them to do — and on their not presenting that amount of
cotton at the machine , he gave them from twenty - five to fifty lashes each ; so