The State vs. the Dead Body of Anthony

Date: 
July 2, 1853

Deceased

Description: 
slave
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Accident
Cause of Death Method: 
injured in fall
Inquest Finding: 

do say the deceased came to his death by causes unknown. We find marks or bruises on the right side of the head and behind the right ear. We find no more marks or bruises on the deceased more than what might have been made by a fall.

Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
Samuel J. Hammond

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Samuel J. Hannond's plantation

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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