The State vs. the Dead Body of Sax

Date: 
March 11, 1865

Deceased

Description: 
slave, boy
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Homicide
Cause of Death Method: 
hanging
Inquest Finding: 

do say that the boy Sax was taken out of goal by an armed force unknown to the [?] and hanged

Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
Dr. J. C. Hax[?]

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at UnionVille
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
Keywords: 
mob lynching
Images: 
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