The State vs. the Dead Body of Briant King

Date: 
May 16, 1861

Deceased

Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Natural Causes
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that on the 16th day of May 1861 in the field at home while at work [Briant] came to his death by none other than a visition of providence

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate, acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at the resident of W. D. H. McHaughton
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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