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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One day , as she was returning from a walk in the garden , she saw my youngest
brother , William , walking in the yard , and , from pure mischief , she picked some
horse nettles , and , coming up to him , ( he was quite naked ) began to sting ...
Burl Quiney was then committed to jail ; and on taking him to Sumpterville prison ,
all three mounted , Burl Quiney having a much better horse than either of the
other two . When , therefore , Quines bade the others “ Good night , ” he put spurs
The horses were usually turned out at night into the field , and it was my duty to
bring them home before daylight . The horses , however , apparently anxions to
escape the hard work imposed on man and beast alike , had hid themselves in a
... and a man came to the auction to purchase a slave girl . He fixed on one who
pleased him , and took her into a neighbouring barn and stripped her start naked
, for the purpose of examining her , as he would a horse , previous to buying ber .
This annoyed him very much , and , in the course of time , he came to my white
people and told them that he saw me the night before on a horse , and that he
believed me to be trading with Tom Hancock . This he did to gain their favour .