The Experience of a Slave in South Carolina
Passmore & Alabaster, 1862 - 48 páginas
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Of Jane , the next , I also knew but little , as she married a minister named Brailly ,
when I was very young ; but , as far as I know , she was the best of the three .
Martha , the youngest , was very bad . I will give a specimen of her abilities .
A slave named Jack , was taken sick while working on the plantation , and he laid
himself down in the fence corner . When his master came , he saw him lying
down , and he told him to get up immediately and go on working . Jack replied , “
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 his boy . The boy was very cross , and his
This minister , Thomas English , one night joined a party , and they came upon a
slave named Isaac , on Dr . Grag ' s plantation , and they gave chase , but he
outran them , and this minister was leading them on , shouting at the top of his
... during the cottonpicking season , the place was filled with screams of agony
every evening . There was a sla ve named Isaac , who could not pick cotton so
fast as the others , and the consequence was , that he was flogged every night by