The State vs. the Dead Body of slave

Date: 
March 12, 1824

Deceased

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

do say upon their oaths that the said Negro man came to his death by (as we suppose) from the evidence profused the falling out of a Batteaux accidently and drowning

Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
Darlington Jones

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
on the river bank at the plantation of Edward Brevard
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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