A machine used for packing cotton used as an instrument of punishment. Roper had attempted yet another escape and among the "instruments of torture" applied to him was the "cotton screw": "This is a machine used for packing and pressing cotton. By it, he hung me up by the hands at letter a, a horse moving round the screw e* (*This screw is sometimes moved round by hand, when there is a handle on it.
By G. Brown On her blog, Why I Say What I Say, Even Though I Drive Whoopi, BET, and Most Other Black People Crazy actress turned FOX News political pundit Stacey Dash tried to explain her substantiation for recent comments that as she puts it, made “every other black person in America…disown..” her. Dash said repeated […]
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