The State vs. the Dead Body of negro

Date: 
March 16, 1834

Deceased

Description: 
negro
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
unknown
Cause of Death Method: 
drowning
Inquest Finding: 

do say that the said negro came to his death by drowning[?] from [?] mischance unknown. The body was clothed with two pair of pantaloons -- outside wool & cotton with one leather[?] coarse cotton shirt, patched round coat filled with white wool

Coroner

Coroner: 

Location

Inquest Location: 
at the big Raft, the body lodged in the river Wateree
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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