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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... the fiercest organized effort to extend the monster evil of North - American
slavery is being made , every patriot is called on to sympathize over the woes
and sufferings of human kind , and plead for freedom and liberty . Cowper long
ago told ...
Many an English reader , knowing that every year we pay a million of money as
interest for the twenty millions by which the freedom of West Indian slaves was
pur . chased , and spend nearly another million to keep down the slave trade of ...
Virginia , long the battle ground of freedom during the old war , as well as the
new one , often spoke out nobly against slavery . Her patriots , like Jefferson ,
though himself & slaveholder , yet steadily resented the influence of that growing
Stonewall Jackson may , with the courage and piety of a Cromwell , but without
his rightful cause , carry the war into Maryland , and Pope and M ' Clellan be
driven back to the Free States ; but yet with one burst of freedom , even Dr .
C . H . Spurgeon , who received me and my wife into his Church as members ,
and who has been my firm friend and adviser ever since . I am now only anxious
for the war to end with freedom to the oppressed , ( for I firmly believe that will be