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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Christian England should stand to a man opposed to those who would kill every
slave found with arms in hand , or away from his master ' s plantation ; who have
no scruples in brutalizing , burning , flaying , flogging , scourging , and shooting ...
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 every means in her power to spite me . The reason for this was as
... James , Robert , Thomas , and Mack . James English , a member of Brick
Church , was as bad as any of them ; he was married when I was little . I worked
on his plantation once , driving oxen , and I will relate MY EXPERIENCE AS A
plantation once , driving oxen , and I will relate what I saw there . 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
While studying the law , he used to whip the negroes on the plantation
exceedingly . I will give you an instance of it . He had just bought a new whip ,
and wished to try it , and , seeing me go by , he called me and told me to bring
him some ...