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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His death - bed was a scene of heartrending agony . He swore , and he cursed ,
he shrieked “ Murder ! Murder ! ! Murder ! ! ! Pa , you stand here and see all these
doctors hunching and punching me . Murder ! Murder ! ! ” Then , as he expired ...
Three brothers of the deceased , Alex Durant , Davy Durant , and Dr . Durant ,
believed that John Ashmore had murdered their brother , and they sued him for
the property . The lawsuit was progressing when I left , and some of the negroes ...
He also murdered four negroes belonging to James Rambert . Wherever he was
overseer , he succeeded in murdering one or more negroes . He used to make
the negroes shuck corn till past midnight , and they had to rise with the sun next ...
... murdered my sister Bella , as related elsewhere . He ordered Abraham not to
go up to see his wife any more ; but Abraham loved his wife too much to be
parted from her in that manner , so he went fifteen long miles once every fortnight
, on ...
Surely if we stand calmly by , and see our brother murdered , shall not we be
guilty of his blood ? Some have blamed “ Abolitionists ” for over - zealousness ;
but surely no one could be too zealous for the destruction of a system which