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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In aiming to arrest the attention of the reader , ere he proceeds to the
unvarnished , but ower true tale of John Andrew Jackson , the escaped
Carolinian slave , it might be fairly said that “ truth was stranger than fiction , and
that the experience ...
The boy was very cross , and his mother asserted that the girl pinched the baby ,
which was not true . This girl was continually being whipped upon that false
accusation , so that at length she ran away 10 MY EXPERIENCE AS A SLAVE .
The following conversation took place when Thomas came to see his father : “
Thomas , did you burn this girl so ? ” “ Yes , pa , I did , because she ran away . ” “
Well , you shan ' t have her any more . ” But , in this case , Thomas was a true son
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 ...
Nevertheless , to carry conviction that his word was true , he took me before Mr .
Wilson ' s house , and stripped me , and gave me fifty lashes . About this time , I
fell in love with a slave girl named Louisa , who belonged to a Mrs . Wells , whose