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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... they thought he could bear it . Afterwards , James English was taken ill , but
such were his savage propensities , that he got out of bed and dressed himself ,
and took his whip and went into the cotton field , and commenced quarrelling with
Surely the words of the Psalmist came true in this case : “ They search out
iniquities ; they accomplish a diligent search ; both the inward thought of every
one of them , and the heart , is deep . But God shall shoot at them with an arrow ...
... you come round me ? go off to your work ! " And he ran off a short distance ; but
we all surrounded him again like blackbirds , and would not go away , because
we thought we should frighten him from the old man . Old Peter ' s daughter went
But I have no money , I thought you were going to give me some , and then
fearing you would ' nt I wanted the money first . ” Now , these Daniels were
considered to be great liars . They were once had up before the magistrate for
stealing Alex ...
I stopped with the negroes , who thought I had got leave during Christmas . Next
morning , before day , I started on for the Santé River . The negro who kept that
ferry , was allowed to keep for himself all the money he took on Christmas day ...