The State vs. the Dead Body of James Kirkpatrick

Date: 
November 24, 1846

Deceased

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

upon their oaths do say that … the deceased was put to bed … in a state of intoxication and … must have come to his death by a fit of appoplexy or some other natural cause

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Union CourtHouse in James C Kitchens Hotel
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
Images: 
L44164_0099_01.jpg
L44164_0099_02.jpg
L44164_0099_03.jpg
L44164_0099_04.jpg
L44164_0099_05.jpg
L44164_0099_06.jpg
L44164_0099_07.jpg
L44164_0099_08.jpg

Get in touch

  • Department of History
    220 LeConte Hall, Baldwin Street
    University of Georgia
    Athens, GA 30602-1602
  • 706-542-2053
  • admin@ehistory.org

eHistory was founded at the University of Georgia in 2011 by historians Claudio Saunt and Stephen Berry

Learn More about eHistory

Supporters

+ American Council of Learned Societies
+ DigiLab, Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, University of Georgia