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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Mrs . Stowe , as a virtuous woman , dared only allude to some of the hellish
works of slavery - it was too foul to sully her pen ; but the time is come when
iniquity should no longer be hid : and that evil which Wilberforce and Clarkson
... millions by which the freedom of West Indian slaves was pur . chased , and
spend nearly another million to keep down ... Cuba , and Brazil , are very earnest
in declaring their abhorrence of American slavery , and , like the Times , finds
on the 10th of December , 1770 , our good King George issued a proclamation
under his own hand , commanding the Governor of Virginia , “ upon pain of the
highest displeasure , to assent to no law by which the importation of slaves shall
... 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 the wives and daughters of their runaway
The slaves , seeing his master returning , told him he had better get up , as
master was coming , but he could not , and when the master returned he began
to whip him again ; but seeing he could not get up , he went to the house and
brought a ...