The State vs. the Dead Body of George

he would not have Shot him if he had not have run from him

Date: 
September 1, 1841

Deceased

Description: 
slave
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Homicide
Cause of Death Method: 
gun
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say … the above named slave was Shot with a Shot gun in the plantation of Wm. K. Clowney by Charles Ming the overseer of the above name plantation

Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
William K. Clowney

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at the plantation of Wm. K. Clowney
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC

Perpetrator

Perpetrator: 
Charles Ming
Perpetrator Description: 
overseer
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