The State vs. the Dead Body of Booker

Date: 
March 30, 1823

Deceased

Description: 
negro
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Accident
Cause of Death Method: 
alcohol
Inquest Finding: 

do say upon their oaths that … the sd. negro … was axacery [sic] to his own death by drinking to [sic] much spirits and being exposed to the inclemency of the weather

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
Justice of the Peace

Location

Inquest Location: 
at the plantation called Flint Hill[?]

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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