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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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
The current was so strong there , that I and my pony were nearly washed down
the stream ; but after hard struggling , we succeeded in getting across . I went
eight miles further , to Mr . Shipman ' s hotel , where one Jessie Brown , who
Mr . Anderson spends a great deal of his time in plaiting whips to whip the
negroes with ; my mistress hired him as overseer to come and flog all the
negroes , and me in particular , after Christmas , because I had a black pony . But
she gave us ...