Trial And Imprisonment Of Jonathan Walker; At Pensacola, Florida, For Aiding Slaves To Escape From Bondage. With An Appendix Containing A Sketch Of Hi by Jonathan Walker

Trial And Imprisonment Of Jonathan Walker; At Pensacola, Florida, For Aiding Slaves To Escape From…

byJonathan Walker

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1846. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... the before mentioned paddle, which he applies to the backside of his helpless fellow-creature; stopping at short intervals to allow the sufferer to answer such questions as are asked, or make such promises as it is thought best to extort; and to give the numbness which has been excited by repeated blows, time to subside, which renders the next blows more acute and painful. After a requisite number of blows with the paddle are given, which is generally from ten to fifty, as the master or mistress may dictate, the raw-hide switch is next applied to the bruised and blistered parts, with as many or more blows laid on; after which the sufferer is loosed and suffered to get over it the best way they can. Not only men but women are subject to the same mode of punishment. There is no precise rule to be observed in regard to punishment, but the masters or mistresses are the sole judges as to method and quantity; and whenever the paddle is brought in requisition, it means that the raw-hide (more commonly called cow-hide) is not equal to the offence. The reader will pardon me for this digression, while I return to the memorandum again. Sept. 12. A II. S. seaman committed for not being down to the boat in time to go on board. 13. He was taken out and sent on board steamer Union. Cook whipped severely by L. T.'s brother, at her request. 15. A white man from the navy-yard committed; he had come to the city without permission. 16. He was taken out and sent back. Received a letter from J. P. Nickerson, Esq., of Harwich. 17. I wrote to the same. 18. A white man committed for being noisy in the streets. 20. He was let out again, and another committed for being too drunk to take care of himself. 23. I wrote to the sheriff at Key West. 24. L. T. whipped cook. 25. A large fire in th...

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Title:Trial And Imprisonment Of Jonathan Walker; At Pensacola, Florida, For Aiding Slaves To Escape From…Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:January 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021741169X

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