The State vs. the Dead Body of Charles

Date: 
November 14, 1842

Deceased

Description: 
negro boy
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Accident
Cause of Death Method: 
fire
Inquest Finding: 

Upon their oaths do say, that the boy Charles … came to his death by being burnt to death in an old house, accidently caught fire in some unknown or misterious way to us

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
On Mr Thos Oliver's Plantation, at or near Said Oliver's residence

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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