The State vs. the Dead Body of Augustus W. Burt

Date: 
March 25, 1847

Deceased

Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Homicide
Cause of Death Method: 
axe
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that the said A.W. Burt was Killed by his own slave Toll with an axe

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at the Plantation of A.W. Burt

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC

Perpetrator

Perpetrator: 
Toll
Perpetrator Description: 
slave
Perpetrator Slave Status: 
Slave
Perpetrator Owner: 
Keywords: 
slave-master violence
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