The State vs. the Dead Body of Fanny

Date: 
November 4, 1855

Deceased

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

do say that that the Negro woman came to her death by a fit of apoplexy on the morning of the fourth day of November 1855 in her own house.

Age Descriptor: 
about sixty
Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
Edward A. Salmond

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at the plantation of Edward A. Salmond about four miles from Camden
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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