The State vs. the Dead Body of Mike

Date: 
September 13, 1844

Deceased

Description: 
negro man
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Accident
Cause of Death Method: 
machinery/drowning
Inquest Finding: 

upon there oaths do say that the said deceased came to his death at the said Mill the tenth instant when the said Mill broke and washed away, and at the falling in of the mill the deceased received a wound over his right eye which stuned him and caused him to drown

Owner: 
Robert Cunningham

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Dr John D. Nicholsons Mill

Source

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