The State vs. the Dead Body of Duke

Date: 
March 25, 1855

Deceased

Description: 
negro man
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Accident
Cause of Death Method: 
alcohol/exposure
Inquest Finding: 

upon their Oaths do say that the aforesaid negro slave name Duke … did come to his death from intemperance and exposure

Owner: 
Col. John Baukett[?]

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
near Dennis Carpenters

Source

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