The State vs. the Dead Body of Robert

he gave the boy between 80 and 100 lashes and also that he left him tied in an out house and went off

Date: 
April 8, 1847

Deceased

Description: 
slave, boy
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Suicide
Cause of Death Method: 
hanging/mental illness
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that the said Robert came to his death by some means to the Jurors unknown

Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
Edward Hampton

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Edward Hampton's

Source

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