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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Would that English mothers and English daughters could feel as they ought for
those whose virtue , and honour , whose life and liberty , may be purchased by
any libertine wretch , who has the “ almighty dollar ” in plenty in his pocket . Tuet
My mother ' s name was Betty . I had five brothers and five sisters . Of these , two
brothers and two sisters were dead when I left the plantation . My earliest
recollection was of my mistress , whom I feared above all persons , as she used
The boy was very cross , and his mother asserted that the girl pinched the baby ,
which was not true . This girl was continually being whipped upon that false
accusation , so that at length she ran away 10 MY EXPERIENCE AS A SLAVE .
Among the atrocities which he committed , he knocked my mother down with the
butt of his whip , while I stood by feeling as if I had been struck myself , when he
suddenly turned round and said , “ Go on with your work , you rascal . ” His whip ...
Davey Wilson went and told his mother , who told the minister , Mr . Reed , of
Mount Zion Church , who preached a sermon to the young about his death After
that , none of the English ' s family attended Mount Zion Chapel . When he went