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 ...
said , “ Sir , if you say that ma was the instigation of your killing that old nigger ,
you are a liar , and the truth is not in you ! ” Burl Quiney was then committed to jail
; and on taking him to Sumpterville prison , all three mounted , Burl Quiney ...
As an instance of the truth of this , I may mention the case of the Rev . Thomas
English , of whom we have already spoken , and indeed I could give many
instances too vile to speak about . It was the custom among them when
conducting the ...
... trade with slaves . And Alex received his five dollars . So the Squire went on
trading as usual ; but he adopted the plan of having the cotton taken to one of the
negro - houses , and received by Abraham , a negro . This I know to be the truth .
We , the undersigned , bear testimony to the truth of Mr . Jackson ' s statements ,
being satisfied regarding these either by personal investigation of his case , or by
the evidence of those who have done so , and on whose veracity we can ...