The State vs. the Dead Body of Asa Lipscomb

Date: 
December 24, 1866

Deceased

Description: 
freedman
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Accident
Cause of Death Method: 
gun
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that the said Asa Lipscomb was shot with a paper wad by Sam'l Shippy, Norris Shippy, or Frank Shippy … by accident

Slave Status: 
Free

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Mrs. Jinetta Shippy's

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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