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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Tuet us but think of our sisters , our wives , our children , and thank God with them
, that “ I was not born a little slave , To labour in the sun ; To wish I was but in my
grave , And all my labour done . ” Many an English reader , knowing that every ...
... flogging , scourging , and shooting the wives and daughters of their runaway
slaves . Every sickening brutality is practised upon the hapless men and women ,
without hope of any redress ; surely these injustices cry to heaven for vengeance
The following conversation I overheard when his father returned : - “ Wife , our
son is dead and gone to hell . ” “ Hush ! hush ! talking so before the niggers . ” “
Well , he is , he died cursing and swearing . ” Just then , Mack ' s playmate ,
My mistress found out that my wife had some hogs ; one of the slaves informed of
me . “ Is it Jackson ' s wife ? ” said she , " they are his hogs then , and he feeds
them on my plantation . ” She then called my mother : “ Old Bet , where does ...
... Well , you must bring me a written permission to sell them , before I can buy
them . ” . I said , “ My mistress hates the Daniels ' family and won ' t give me a
permission . " « Well , Jack , get your wife Louisa to get an order from her owners