The State vs. the Dead Body of slave

Date: 
June 24, 1843

Deceased

Description: 
slave
Notes: 
infant
Cause of Death: 
Accident
Cause of Death Method: 
choking
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that according to evidence believe the said child was strangled to death by its mother's milk

Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
Thomas Holland

Coroner

Coroner: 

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Thomas Holland's
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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