The State vs. the Dead Body of Peggy

Date: 
March 28, 1841

Deceased

Description: 
slave
Sex: 
Female
Cause of Death: 
Natural Causes
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that we find upon examination that [the] negro woman called Peggy Adamson the property of Mrs. Adamson ... came to her death by the visitation of the Divine providence

Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
Adamson

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Mr. Adamson's plantation
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
Images: 
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