The State vs. the Dead Body of Isaac

Date: 
February 2, 1829

Deceased

Description: 
slave
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
unknown
Cause of Death Method: 
unknown
Inquest Finding: 

do say upon their oaths that the said Isaac came to his death by some cause to the jury unknown. They have made all due examination which they could make from the testimony presented to them, and they could not come to any other determination. The surgeon who examined the body gave in evidence that a chemical examination was made of the contents of the stomach and bowels and no traces of mineral or vegetable poison could be found.

Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
E. Clarkson

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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