The State vs. the Dead Body of Jim

Date: 
July 23, 1855

Deceased

Description: 
negro boy
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Homicide
Cause of Death Method: 
knife
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say, that the said Jim a negro boy … was there killed by a knife in the hands of Tom a negro boy belonging to James D Watson and as the knife belonged to Philip a negro boy belonging to the estate of A. J. Padget which said boy Philip was in compnay with the said Tom at the time

Owner: 
Wade Holsteen

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Wade Holsteens

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC

Perpetrator

Perpetrator: 
Tom
Perpetrator Description: 
negro boy
Perpetrator Owner: 
Images: 
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