The State vs. the Dead Body of Thomas W. Harrison

"Harrison went into Mr. Boundy's [?] Bar Room, kept by Francisco Japapro, known usually by the name of "Sancho," and called for liquor and cigars, which were delivered him--a dispute arose between Sancho and Harrison about an acct--Sancho gave Harrison the...[?] his several teens Harrison struck Sancho across the counter, Sancho then snapped a pistol at Harrison--Harrison then threw a tumbler at Sancho, and went out of the room--& he went out Sancho shot at Harrison with a pistol, Sancho followed & inquiring of what was Harrison after Sancho got outside the door, Harrison threw a rock at him and walked off. Sancho followed and fired a pistol."

Date: 
November 23, 1860

Deceased

Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Homicide
Cause of Death Method: 
pistol
Inquest Finding: 

do say that the deceased was killed by a pistol shot, fired by Francisco Tapapso[?], at Pendelton.

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
At Pendleton

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC

Perpetrator

Perpetrator: 
Francisco Tapapro (aka "Sancho")
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