The State vs. the Dead Body of Aaron

Date: 
December 5, 1852

Deceased

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

upon their oaths do say that said Negro slave Aaron was Feloniously Killed … by a stab on the left side of the throat with a chissel about one inch and a half wide, by the hand of some person unknown

Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
A. Bushnell

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at A. Bushnells Shop

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
Keywords: 
slave-slave violence
Images: 
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