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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Of Anne , the eldest , I knew but little , as she married when I was very young ,
and went to another plantation . Eliza , the next , was the worst of the three . She
used to whip me almost as much as my mistress . Of Jane , the next , I also knew
Of Robert , the next brother , I knew nothing , as he died when very young .
Thomas , the next , was , if possible , worse than James . He was also a member
of Mount Zion Chapel . He was articled to a lawyer . While studying the law , he
... and it is a common amusement for young men to go out at night in parties
patrolling . This minister , Thomas English , one night joined a party , and they
came upon a slave named Isaac , on Dr . Grag ' s plantation , and they gave
chase , but ...
His whip spared neither old nor young . This youth ordered every negro to pick
one cwt . of cotton each day - which was almost impossible for them to do — and
on their not presenting that amount of cotton at the machine , he gave them from ...
Davey Wilson went and told his mother , who told the minister , Mr . Reed , of
Mount Zion Church , who preached a sermon to the young about his death After
that , none of the English ' s family attended Mount Zion Chapel . When he went