The State vs. the Dead Body of John M. Bonds

Date: 
December 16, 1850

Deceased

Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Natural Causes
Cause of Death Method: 
throat disease caused inflation of larynx
Inquest Finding: 

do say having understood that the said John M. Bonds died very suddenly on the mornign of the 15th of this Instant while going as a boat hand on Savannah River…we the jury report that we fully concur in the opinion of the said doctors as reported by them to the coroner...that is to say that John M. Bonds came to his death by a diseased action in the Larynx producing or giving rise to suffocation.

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Isom R. Bond's

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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