The State vs. the Dead Body of Violet

Date: 
March 25, 1844

Deceased

Description: 
negro woman (slave)
Sex: 
Female
Cause of Death: 
Suicide
Cause of Death Method: 
hanging
Inquest Finding: 

upon their Oaths aforesaid do say, that the aforesaid Violet in manner and form aforesaid, then and there, voluntarily and feloniously herself did kill

Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
John Dinkins

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at John Dinkinses

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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