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" For running away they put Iron Rings of great weight on their Ankles, or Pottocks about their Necks, which are Iron Rings with two long Necks rivetted to them, or a Spur in the Mouth. "
Where the Twain Meet - Página 69
por Mary Gaunt - 1922 - 335 páginas
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The Monthly Christian spectator, Volumen4

1855 - 1130 páginas
...rings with long hooks riveted to them, and a spur in their mouth. * Like the verbenas in our gardens, For negligence they are usually whipt by the overseers with lancewood switches till they be bloody. After they are whipt they put pepper and salt on the places to make them smart, or drop hot wax on...
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A history of Jamaica

William James Gardner - 1873 - 558 páginas
...reference must be made for illustrations. For negligence, he says they were " whipped by the overseer with lancewood switches till they be bloody, and several of the switches broken." Formerly, straps made of the hide of the manati, or sea cow, were used : these, it was said, were abandoned...
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To Jamaica and Back

Sir James Sibbald David Scott (bart.) - 1876 - 358 páginas
...the economy and discipline of the estates. " For negligence," he says, " slaves are usually whipped by the overseers with lance-wood switches till they...broken, being first tied up by their hands in the mill-houses." " After they are whipped till they are raw, some put on their skins pepper and salt to...
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A History of Jamaica: From Its Discovery by Christopher Columbus to the Year ...

William James Gardner - 1909 - 556 páginas
...reference must be made for illustrations. For negligence, he says they were " whipped by the overseer with lancewood switches till they be bloody, and several of the switches broken." Formerly, straps made of the hide of the manati, or sea cow, were used : these, it was said, were abandoned...
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Ideology and Class Conflict in Jamaica: The Politics of Rebellion

Abigail Bess Bakan - 1990 - 200 páginas
...great weight on their Ankles, or Pottocks about their Necks, which are Iron Rings with two long Necks rivetted to them, or a Spur in the Mouth. For Negligence,...Overseers with Lance-wood Switches till they be bloody ... after they are whipt till they are Raw, some put on their Skins Pepper and Salt to make them Smart;...
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Essays on Race and Empire

Nancy Cunard - 2002 - 316 páginas
...of various kinds. In 1687 the Duke of Albemarle was made Governor of Jamaica and Sloane accompanied lancewood switches till they be bloody and several of the switches broken." After the whippings "some put on their skins pepper and salt to make them smart; at other times their...
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Black Peoples of the Americas Activity Support Guide

Bea Stimpson, Alan Coulson, Jess Harris - 2001 - 76 páginas
...weight on their ankles, or pothooks about their necks, which are iron rings with two long hooks riveted to them, or a spur in the mouth. • For negligence, they are usually whipped by the overseers with laice-wood switches [thin tree branches], being first tied up. Source...
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