The State vs. the Dead Body of Blassingame Wise

Date: 
April 27, 1848

Deceased

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

upon their Oaths do say, that … the decd Blassingame Wise, … came to his death by voluntarily drowing himself in Savannah River

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at or near the Negro quarter of Mrs Wiley Glover, on Savannah River

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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