The State vs. the Dead Body of black man

Date: 
March 13, 1867

Deceased

Description: 
black man
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
unknown
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that they found said dead body lying dead near Batesville near the side of the big road within a few yards of the Rail Road supposed to have been dead saveral days [and that] the said dead body came to his death … by misfortune or accident or natural death

Age Descriptor: 
between 60 & 70 years of age

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Batesville

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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