The State vs. the Dead Body of Aaron

Date: 
December 3, 1851

Deceased

Description: 
slave
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Homicide
Cause of Death Method: 
cow hide
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say, that we believe the said Aaron came to his death by a whipping recd by the hands of Chesley B. Wise with a cow hide, aided by Edmund Kennedy

Slave Status: 
Slave

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at the house of Larkin Swearinghim

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC

Perpetrator

Perpetrator: 
Chesley B. Wise and Edmund Kennedy
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