A Narrative of Events, Since the First of August, 1834 (Classic Reprint)

A Narrative of Events, Since the First of August, 1834 (Classic Reprint)

by James Williams

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A Narrative of Events, Since the First of August, 1834 (Classic Reprint) by James Williams

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I AM about eighteen years old. I was a slave belonging to Mr. Senior and his sister, and was brought up at the place where they live, called Penshurst, in Saint Ann's parish, in Jamaica.

I have been very ill treated by Mr. Senior and the magis trates since the new law come in. Apprentices get a great deal more punishment now than they did when they was slaves the master take spite, and do all he can to hurt them before the free come - I have heard my master say, Those English devils say we to be free, but if we is to free, he will pretty well weaken we, before the six and the four years done we shall be no use to ourselves afterwards.

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ISBN-13: 9780259442943
Publisher: FB&C Ltd
Publication date: 05/17/2017
Pages: 36

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