The State vs. the Dead Body of Frank

Date: 
July 16, 1840

Deceased

Description: 
slave
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Homicide
Cause of Death Method: 
knife
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say we suppose he came to his death by the evidence before us by being stabbed in the thigh with a deadly weapon and that done by the hands of a negro man slave by the name of Titus the property of Samuel A.B. Shannon in or near the main road leading from Camden to Salisbury

Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
Charles Breaker

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
Justice of the Quorum

Location

Inquest Location: 
at the house of Charles M. Breaker
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC

Perpetrator

Perpetrator: 
Titus
Perpetrator Description: 
Samuel A.B. Shannon
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