The State vs. the Dead Body of negro

Date: 
March 26, 1838

Deceased

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

upon their oaths do say we find the Boddy is a negro man and came to his death by drownign but have no evidence before us to warrant us in saying when or where

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at the Camden Ferry, Wateree River
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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