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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... she ordered my sister to leave off prayirg . and as she discovered my sister did
not obey her commands , she asked her husband , Gamble M Farden ( a member
of the Salem Brick Church , who was , if possible , worse than herself , and she ...
But the master tied a rope round her neck and sent her back to his son , who
immediately ordered two flat irons to be put on the fire , and had her laid down on
a log , and made three negroes , by the names of Frank , Save , and Peter , hold
This youth ordered every negro to pick one cwt . of cotton each day - which was
almost impossible for them to do — and on their not presenting that amount of
cotton at the machine , he gave them from twenty - five to fifty lashes each ; so
Then , Burl Quiney tied his hands and tied him to a tree , and gave him one
hundred lashes ; he then ordered him to do his duty , but the poor old nigger -
driver was unable . Two slaves , named Isaac and Prince , took him on a hand .
A SLAVE on a neighbouring plantation had a pony ; it being discovered by his
mistress , she ordered the overseer , the Rev . P . Huggin , to kill it . Meanwhile , I
went in the night and purchased it of the slave with some fowls . As my master