The State vs. the Dead Body of Lewis

Date: 
March 20, 1846

Deceased

Description: 
negro man
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Natural Causes
Cause of Death Method: 
exposure
Inquest Finding: 

upon their Oaths do say, that, he decd … the said Boy came to his death by & exposure to extreme hunger & Cold

Owner: 
Oliver Simpson

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at & in the Revd Mr. Brooks Plantation

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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