The State vs. the Dead Body of slave child

Date: 
December 31, 1846

Deceased

Description: 
slave child
Cause of Death: 
Accident
Cause of Death Method: 
suffocation
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say … that it was either Smothered accidentaly or otherwise dyed natrualy

Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
Nathan Hawkins

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at the plantation of Nathan Hawkins
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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