The State vs. the Dead Body of Charles

Date: 
June 8, 1840

Deceased

Description: 
slave
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Suicide
Cause of Death Method: 
hanging
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that the said Charles did tye about his neck and to the Rafter of a ginn house a small cord and by his own contrivence[?] did distroy his own life

Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
Mrs. Margaret Beaty

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Mrs Margaret Beatys
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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