The State vs. the Dead Body of negro woman

whipped her pretty Severely but nothing out of the way[?]

Date: 
March 26, 1840

Deceased

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

upon their oaths do say that … they believe she the said negro woman come to her death by drinking too great a quantity of water which they believe caused inward pain and perhaps spasm

Owner: 
John Garrott

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
Justice of the Peace acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at John Garrotts
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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