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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I wanted no planks , and had I wanted them , I should not have got them in that
way , as I should have been sure to have been found out . Nevertheless , to carry
conviction that his word was true , he took me before Mr . Wilson ' s house , and ...
Well , I will look out a place to stow you away , if you are sure no white man has
sent you here . " So I went the next morning to ask him to redeem his promise . I
went on board , and saw him lighting a fire in his galley , so I said to him , “ Now I
... and that he believed me to be trading with Tom Hancock . This he did to gain
their favour . They then asked him how he knew it was me . “ I know it was him ,
he replied . ” “ It might have been a white man , ” said they . “ No ; I am sure it was
I FEAR that this chapter will prove to many rather uninteresting ; but at the same
time , there are many who , I am quite sure , would wish to know what are the
songs with which the negroes beguile their leisure hours . The following is one of