The State vs. the Dead Body of Duke

Date: 
March 25, 1855

Deceased

Description: 
negro man
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
Black
COD Category: 
Accident
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon their Oaths do say that the aforesaid negro slave name Duke. . .did come to his death from intemperance and exposure

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
near Dennis Carpenters

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
Inquest Images: 
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