The State vs. the Dead Body of negro

Date: 
February 3, 1838

Deceased

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

upon their oaths do say we find that the boddy upon examination is a negro man and it is our opinion that he came to his death by drowning & probably was drowned in crossing the Camden Ferry on the night of the 23d of Dec'r last

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Maj. John Whitaker's plantation
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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