The State vs. the Dead Body of Dave

Date: 
March 16, 1849

Deceased

Description: 
negro man Slave
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Accident
Cause of Death Method: 
drowning
Inquest Finding: 

Upon their Oaths do say, that the said Dave came to his death by being drowned … by accidently falling out of a boat used for carrying and other produce to Market

Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
Miss Harriet Walton

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Kilcrease's Ferry

Source

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