A Memoir of the Rev. John Jenkins: Late a Wesleyan Missionary in the Island of Jamaica : Including Character Notices of West Indian Slavery, &c., &c.,

J. Mason, 1832 - 220 páginas

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Página 107 - ... estates by the crack of the lash, or the power with which drivers are provided to exercise punishment, it would be desirable that such a weapon of arbitrary and unjust authority were taken from them. It is at present customary to crack the whip to turn out the gangs at stated hours to the field. When a Negro seems to be tardy at his work, the driver sounds the lash near him, or lets him feel it, as he thinks proper.

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