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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The following conversation I overheard when his father returned : - “ Wife , our
son is dead and gone to hell . ” “ Hush ! hush ! talking so before the niggers . ” “
Well , he is , he died cursing and swearing . ” Just then , Mack ' s playmate ,
Meanwhile , I went in the night and purchased it of the slave with some fowls . As
my master had just then gone out of his mind I could keep it with greater impunity
, so that at length I went to a camp meeting on it . My mistress ' grandson MY ...
But , to proceed - he was so anxious to catch me that he followed me to Boston -
at least , I believe , from the description given by Mr . Forman , that it was he ; but
fortunately I had gone to Salem , which is 15 miles from Boston . Mr . Forman did
O Shepherd , the lambs all gone astray , O Shepherd , the lambs all gone astray ,
O Shepherd , the lambs all gone astray , You promised my Jesus to mind these
lambs , And he pays you at the coming day . O children , he pays you at the ...
Tracks I see and I ' ll pursue The narrow way to heaven I view , Jesus , my all , to
heaven is gone , He whom I fix my hopes upon . CHORUS . Oh , what a happy
day , & c . , & c . ” It will be seen more particularly from the foregoing , that the ...