The State vs. the Dead Body of female Infant Slave

Date: 
December 25, 1846

Deceased

Description: 
female Infant Slave
Sex: 
Female
Cause of Death: 
Accident
Cause of Death Method: 
suffocation
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that … the child was … smothered in bed by its mother throuch[?] or by accident without having any intention to do so

Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
J. C. Ison

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at the plantation of J. C. Ison
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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