The State vs. the Dead Body of Ann

Date: 
January 2, 1844

Deceased

Description: 
slave
Sex: 
Female
Cause of Death: 
Homicide
Cause of Death Method: 
burning
Inquest Finding: 

do say that the little girl Ann, a slave the property of B. Haile, came to her death by being burnt intentionally by the nurse, Tamer, a slave of B. Haile.

Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
Benjamin Haile

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Capt. B. Haile's plantation
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC

Perpetrator

Perpetrator: 
Tamer
Perpetrator Description: 
slave
Perpetrator Slave Status: 
Slave
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