The State vs. the Dead Body of Carey

Date: 
February 1, 1831

Deceased

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

do say upon their oaths We the Jurors … believe he got his Death accidentally by fire to the best of our knowledges and the evidence given by Mary Carraway and Nathan Waters before us proves nothing more

Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
John Williams

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
Justice of the Quorum

Location

Inquest Location: 
at the house of John Williams
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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