The State vs. the Dead Body of William Bailey

damn you -- you cut a button off my coat & I intend to beat you for it

Date: 
July 19, 1846

Deceased

Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Homicide
Cause of Death Method: 
pocket knife
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that the said William Bailey was feloniously Killed and Murdered by Thomas Prince at the house of Saml C. Scott … with a pocket Knife

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at the House of Samuel C Scott

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC

Perpetrator

Perpetrator: 
Thomas Prince
Keywords: 
alcohol
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