The State vs. the Dead Body of Thomas Rosseter[?]

saw him rise and sink two or three times, and finally saw him sink and rise no more

Date: 
August 30, 1852

Deceased

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

Upon their Oaths do say, that he, said Thos Rosseter came to his death by drowning … in the street in the town of Hamburg, during the high water Backed[?] out from the Savannah River

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Hamburg SC

Source

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