The Experience of a Slave in South Carolina
Passmore & Alabaster, 1862 - 48 páginas
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She then left him , and started that night for the old plantation : her pain was so
great that she was all night going that little distance . The old master , on seeing
the burns , declared she should not go back any more . The following
... that 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 ...
He then set up a liquor store on the Creek Swamp plantation , where he sold to
the white people in the daytime , and at night traded with the slaves . He told the
slaves round about to steal cotton and bring it to him , and he would give them ...
When , therefore , Quines bade the others “ Good night , ” he put spurs to his
horse and was soon out of sight . During the inquest , Thomas English said , “ Let
this be an example to you niggers ; ” but I ( Jackson ) said in my mind , “ No , let it
The horses were usually turned out at night into the field , and it was my duty to
bring them home before daylight . The horses , however , apparently anxions to
escape the hard work imposed on man and beast alike , had hid themselves in a