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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When he got back he was put into irons , and taken out next morning and hung
up , and received a hundred lashes ; and when the stripes were partially healed ,
they gave him twenty - five lashes every other morning ...
... that he ran away into the woods ; but was caught , and again whipped , and put
into the stocks , and was taken out every other morning , and received twenty -
five lashes for a time , and then put to work with a lock and chain round his neck .
Just then , Mack ' s playmate , named Davey Wilson , entered and inquired for
him . “ Your playmate is dead and gone to hell , ” was the answer he received .
His wife immediately replied , “ Hush ! hush ! shut your mouth , you old fool , what
Others who brought a half - cwt . , received half - a - gallon , and so on . This he
continued for a long time , until for fear of being betrayed , he put a stop to it . This
method of getting rich is very common among the slaveholders of South Carolina
... had visited my wife ' s plantation during the night , I was tied up and received
fifty lashes . But no man can be prevented from visiting his wife , and the
consequence was , that I was beaten on the average , at least every week for that