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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The auctioneer said , “ Why do you jump down , you rascal ? ” He replied , “
Because that man , ( pointing to James English ) is bidding for me . ” “ Why do
you not want him to bid for you ? ” “ ' Cause he ' s the baddest massa ' tween this
I will repeat his words : “ Never mind , you old rascal , when I get better I ' ll give
you sixty lashes , - never mind , you old rascal you . ” But from that time he began
to get worse , and went home and sent for the doctor , Mr . Miller . The following ...
... upon a slave named Isaac , on Dr . Grag ' s plantation , and they gave chase ,
but he outran them , and this minister was leading them on , shouting at the top of
his voice , with horrid oaths , “ Catch the rascal . ” MY BIRTH AND TRAINING .
with horrid oaths , “ Catch the rascal . ” We will now pass on to Mack , the
youngest brother , he was worsə than either of the others , and was the one who
kicked me when I was digging for hickory root . He had not finished his schooling
... my corn , ” said she ; “ I will order Ransom Player ( the overseer ) to give him
one hundred lashes and kill all his hogs , the unlawful rascal . ” He killed one ,
but I 18 MY EXPERIENCE AS A SLAVE .