The State vs. the Dead Body of Caleb Chappell

was seen to fall from his feet....and died by the visitation of God by excessive use of ardent spirits

Date: 
January 22, 1835

Deceased

Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Accident
Cause of Death Method: 
alcohol
Inquest Finding: 

was seen to fall from his feet by two Evidences who gave in their testimony on oath before us and that he died immediately and that he had no mark of violence upon him and died by the visitation of God by excessive use of ardent spirits.

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
Justice of the Quorum

Location

Inquest Location: 
at or near house of John Ledbetter

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
Keywords: 
alcohol
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