“Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.”
― Abraham Lincoln.
Recollections of life on a plantation, a thrilling slave escape story, Fifty Years in Chains by Charles Ball, a famous essay on Slavery and Abolitionism, a survey of ‘Christian slavery’ and The Marrow of Tradition by Charles W. Chestnut – it’s all here and more in Slave Narrative Six Pack 5:
Fifty Years in Chains; or, the Life of an American Slave by Charles Ball.
Cordelia Loney’s Escape by William Still.
An Essay on Slavery and Abolitionism by Catharine Esther Beecher.
The Marrow of Tradition by Charles W. Chesnutt.
Old Plantation Days: Being Recollections of Southern Life Before the Civil War by N. B. De Saussure.
American Scenes, and Christian Slavery - A Recent Tour of Four Thousand Miles in the United States by Ebenezer Davies.
Includes image gallery.