The State vs. the Dead Body of Curry

Date: 
March 17, 1856

Deceased

Description: 
slave
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Accident
Cause of Death Method: 
drowning
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that the said Curry came to his death by accidental drowning

Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
Mrs. Elizabeth Middleton

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Mrs Elizabeth Middletons Plantation

Source

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