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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horrid scenes enacted , where every child and feeble woman is at the brutal
mercy of brutalised man ; where marriage is a fiction , and five millions of people
live practically in a state of unrecognised whoredom and polygamy . Would that ...
Of Anne , the eldest , I knew but little , as she married when I was very young ,
and went to another plantation . Eliza , the next , was the worst of the three . She
used to whip me almost as much as my mistress . Of Jane , the next , I also knew
... and by that means my brother William effected his escape . When William got
home , he was covered with large lumps all over his body . When she was
married she had my sister whipped to death . The circumstances were as follows
: My ...
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
... already married ; also her sister Rose was married to March , before she came
on our plantation . Mack English , having turned a wishful eye on Rose , wrapped
himself up in his big cloak , and went to the nigger - house in the night , and ...