The State vs. the Dead Body of Israel

Date: 
November 3, 1845

Deceased

Description: 
slave
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Natural Causes
Cause of Death Method: 
seizure
Inquest Finding: 

do say that the said Israel came to his death by mischance, and not from any injury inflicted by the hand of another, but by the act of God.

Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
James Gordon

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
on the plantation of David Gentry

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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