WE passed a woman tied by the neck to a tree and dead, the people of the country explained that she had been unable to keep up with the other slaves in a gang, and her master had determined that she should not become the property of anyone else if she... Macmillan's Magazine - Page 2791875Full view
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Tim Jeal - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 425 pages
...of far greater inhumanity than he had ever witnessed in the Shire Highlands. On 1 9 June he wrote : 'We passed a woman tied by the neck to a tree and...determined that she should not become the property of anybody else if she recovered after resting for a time.' ls Other groups of corpses were found with...