The State vs. the Dead Body of Bob

Date: 
February 18, 1823

Deceased

Description: 
slave
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Accident
Cause of Death Method: 
exposure
Inquest Finding: 

do say upon their oaths that the said Bob a Negro man slave came to his death by being exposed & was frozen to death on the night of the sixteenth Instant which exposure was probably produced by intoxication in the woods near Captain Lang's Mills

Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
Everard Cureton

Location

Inquest Location: 
near Captain James W. Lang's Mills
County: 

Source

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