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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Jack replied , “ O massa , I ' m so sick . ” “ Get up immediately , you lazy varmint , ”
replied his master , and he commenced whipping him till he got up ; but as soon
as his master was off that field , he lay down again . The slaves , seeing his ...
Massa Burl Quiney , " said Peggy , “ because I have the cows to milk . ” Old Peter
answered , “ Massa makes you do as much as the rest , so I ' ll move the stake
back . ” When Burl Quiney came that way and found the stake moved back again
In the swamp , massa . ” “ Tell me where it is ? turkeys are too good for niggers . ”
“ I can ' t exactly tell where it is , massa . ” “ Then I will find out and destroy it ; for
turkeys are too good for niggers . " He fully carried out his threat ; for soon ...
The girl looked astonished , and thought she had committed some crime , and
said , “ Please massa , don ' t whip me , mistress give me this letter to give you . ”
He said , “ I don ' t care , I am going to give you fifty lashes . ” After she was
Massa gave me a holiday , and said he ' d give me more , I thanked him very
kindly , and shoved my boat from shore ; I drifted down the river , my heart was
light and free , I had my eye on the bright north star , and thought of liberty .