The State vs. the Dead Body of Richmond

Date: 
March 3, 1857

Deceased

Description: 
slave
Cause of Death: 
Homicide
Cause of Death Method: 
gun
Inquest Finding: 

upon their Oaths do say, by a wound in the head inflicted in the left temple, coming out in the left side of the forehead in Mr J.[?] H. Goodes black Smiths Shop … by a pistol shot by the hands of Joseph Williams

Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
Col. A. Jinkins

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at V[?] Elbert Blands residence at Edgefield Court House

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC

Perpetrator

Perpetrator: 
Joseph Williams
Keywords: 
alcohol
Images: 
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