Exposure

Sex: 
Female
Race: 
Black
Slave Status: 
Enslaved
Owner: 
COD Category: 
Accident
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say upon their oaths that they believe her to have died by mischance, by freezing to death.

Sex: 
Male
Race: 
White
COD Category: 
Accident
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that he came to his death . . . by the excessive use of [?] liquors and lying in the hot sun.

Sex: 
Male
Race: 
White
COD Category: 
Accident
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that they suppose the said David Garison get chilled to death from the inclemency of the weather and exposure.

Sex: 
Male
Race: 
White
COD Category: 
Accident
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say that he came to his death . . . from exposure in the rain & cold on the roadside . . . and came to his death by accident.

Sex: 
Male
Race: 
White
COD Category: 
Accident
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

are of the opinion that Henry Davis came to his death by excessive drink, cold and a fall which rendered him unable to take care of himself.

Description: 
free man of color
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
Black
Slave Status: 
Free
COD Category: 
Accident
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say that he was of extremely intermperate habits, and altho there is no positive proof that he was drunk when last seen, the jury and unanimously of opinion before all the circumstances, that he was laboring under the influence of drink, and came to his death from the effect of his habits and exposure to the weather, during the rain and storm of Sunday night and monday last.

Sex: 
Male
Race: 
White
COD Category: 
Accident
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say from the evidence produced and all other circumstances he came to his death by intoxication together with the wet and coldness of the night having been seen late on the eavening [sic] before in a state of intoxication within a half a mile of the place where he was found also having a bottle with him--with whiskey in it which was found by him nearly empty.

Description: 
slave
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
Black
Slave Status: 
Enslaved
Owner: 
COD Category: 
Accident
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say that the said Henry did come to his death?on the night of the 24th instant, by intoxication, or being intoxicated and lying out in the wet died of expsoure or?.came to his death by misfortune by the act of God.

Description: 
African Negroe Man
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
Black
Slave Status: 
Enslaved
COD Category: 
Accident
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say upon their oaths that the aforesaid African negroe man slave, on the night between the nineteenth and twentieh day of this instant being confined in the common gaol of Laurens district aforesaid, then and there died of the visitation of God, he having forzen to death, not having since sufficient to keep on his clothing, which was furnished by the gaoler of the said District, he having in the room in which he was confined by himself, four blankets, and when found being entirely naked, and then and there in manner & form aforesaid came to his death and not otherwise.

Description: 
Younger son of Joe Cunningham
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
Black
Child: 
child
COD Category: 
Accident
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

[No official declaration]

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