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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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 ...
The time of killing hogs is the negroes ' feast , as it is the only time that the
negroes can get meat , for they are then allowed the chitterlings and feet ; then
they do not see any more till next hog - killing time . Their food is a dry peck of
corn that ...
He used to work them till nine o ' clock at night , and in the winter season he blew
the horn at midnight , and put them to killing hogs , and cutting down pine trees ,
and threshing wheat and oats . He also had a mill on a “ branch , " and on the ...
And he kicked him , and he cried out to the slaves , “ Run here , this man is going
to kill me ! ” The slaves immediately surrounded him ; but Burl Quiney seeing
them do 80 , said , “ Why do you come round me ? go off to your work ! " And he
said , “ Sir , if you say that ma was the instigation of your killing that old nigger ,
you are a liar , and the truth is not in you ! ” Burl Quiney was then committed to jail
; and on taking him to Sumpterville prison , all three mounted , Burl Quiney ...