The State vs. the Dead Body of Jim

Date: 
June 19, 1858

Deceased

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

upon their oaths do say that the said negro Jim came to his death … from three wounds inflicted on and across the face by some weapon or instrument to the jury unknown in the hands of Dick a slave of William Sanders

Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
A. H. Boykin

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at the plantation of A.H. Boykin
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC

Perpetrator

Perpetrator: 
Dick
Perpetrator Description: 
slave
Perpetrator Slave Status: 
Slave
Perpetrator Owner: 
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