The State vs. the Dead Body of Martin B. Elam

he had been drinking very hard for near two months and he was quite intoxicated

Date: 
January 28, 1851

Deceased

Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Accident
Cause of Death Method: 
alcohol
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that they suppose the deceased came to his death by the hand of providence or some other cause unknown

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Mrs Mary Elams

Source

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