The State vs. the Dead Body of Rose

saw there in the meat house a negro woman Rose the property of Michael Long hanging by a chain around her neck

Date: 
March 14, 1846

Deceased

Description: 
negro woman Slave
Sex: 
Female
Cause of Death: 
Homicide
Cause of Death Method: 
chain
Inquest Finding: 

Upon their Oaths do say that the aforesaid Rose being chained in the Meat house of said M. Long, around the neck with a common chain trace with one ened and the Other end of said chain aforesaid to the Joist broke her neck either by design or by accident

Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
Michael Long

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Michael Longs

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC

Perpetrator

Perpetrator: 
Michael Long
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