The State vs. the Dead Body of Maria

Date: 
April 10, 1825

Deceased

Description: 
negro woman slave
Sex: 
Female
Cause of Death: 
Homicide
Cause of Death Method: 
fist
Inquest Finding: 

do say upon their oathes that from a [?] Given by whiping by the aforesaid Thomas Beleu at his own hous on the 6 Inst with Switches[?] & a blow with his fist which was Given in heat of passion by the Sd Thomas Beleu on the thighs loins belly & breast of Sd negroe Maria but not with the intent to homicide

Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
Thomas Beleu

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Mrs. Williams
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC

Perpetrator

Perpetrator: 
Thomas Beleu
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