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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... Cuba , and Brazil , are very earnest in declaring their abhorrence of American
slavery , and , like the Times , finds fault with President Lincoln ' s government for
not putting an end to slavery by proclamation , thinking that our British hands are
on the 10th of December , 1770 , our good King George issued a proclamation
under his own hand , commanding the Governor of Virginia , “ upon pain of the
highest displeasure , to assent to no law by which the importation of slaves shall
Christian England should stand to a man opposed to those who would kill every
slave found with arms in hand , or away from his master ' s plantation ; who have
no scruples in brutalizing , burning , flaying , flogging , scourging , and shooting ...
... and hung her up by the hands to the beef gallows , ( an apparatus on which
they hang oxen when they skin them and called his negro slave Toney , and
ordered him to give her a hundred lashes , and he commenced beating her
... went round to every hut , and shook hands with every negro , saying , “ How d '
ye do , brudder , de devil is dead an ' gon ' to hell , an ' Old George got clear of his
sixty lashes . ” Of Robert , the next brother , I knew nothing , as he died when ...