The State vs. the Dead Body of Henry Purse

Date: 
September 23, 1838

Deceased

Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Homicide
Cause of Death Method: 
gun
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say we found upon examination that the Boddy is that of H. W. Purse who came to his death by the discharging fo a gun supposed to be loaded with shot by Franklin Ray. The wound inflicted was mortal, the load having passed into the right breast.

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Camden, on the corner of Market & York Streets
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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