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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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 poor man named Daniels , determined to get these hogs by stratagem . He
asked me what I would take for them , and he told me he would give me twenty
dollars . We killed some out of the drove , and for those which were left he offered
Do not let the reader run away with the idea that there was any marriage
ceremony , for the poor slaves are debarred that privilege by the cruel hand of
their fellow - man . My master was exceedingly angry when he heard of my
Probably the reason for the number of repeats , is because they have no books
allowed them ; and indeed , they cannot read , and therefore , on hearing a single
line sung by the white people , these poor slaves cannot prize it too much , . as is
The following is a favourite hymn of the poor negroes in the dusk of eventide , or
on the dark night , after work : “ We shall hear the trumpet sounding ' Fore the
break of day , We ' ll take the wings of th ' morning , And fly away to my Canaan