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The Stono Rebellion - the largest slave revolt in the American colonies before the American Revolution—took place on September 9, 1739 near the Stono River in St. Paul’s Parish, South Carolina. A limited number of primary sources about the rebellion exist. Below is an account from the perspective of a white South Carolinian.

“An Account of the Negroe Insurrection in South Carolina,” Allen D. Candler ed., The Colonial Records of the State of Georgia, vol. 22, part 2 (Atlanta: Charles P. Byrd, 1913), 232–236.

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