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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Three hundred years ago Sir John Hawkins procured the first cargo of negroes
from the coast of Guinea , and took them to Hispaniola , and so profitable was his
trip that a new expedition was soon prepared , of which Queen Elizabeth shared
... she asked her husband , Gamble M Farden ( a member of the Salem Brick
Church , who was , if possible , worse than herself , and she was a member also )
to give her a hundred lashes , and he took her and hung her up by the hands to
... 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 a
slave named Old George , on the plea that he did not pick cotton fast enough .
The following conversation then took place :“ Doctor , I am very sick , can you
help me ? ” The doctor , after feeling his pulse , replied , “ I can ' t save you . ” “
Why , doctor ? ” “ You have mortification in the head . ” He did not believe this ,
He then took the first iron and pressed it to her body on one side ; and when he
removed it the skin stuck to it . He repeated the same with the other iron , on the
other side of the body . She then left him , and started that night for the old ...