The State vs. the Dead Body of Wesley

Date: 
October 5, 1857

Deceased

Description: 
male slave, child
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Homicide
Cause of Death Method: 
blunt instrument
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that they believe that the said male slave Wesley came to his death by blows given by Joe a slave the Property of F Oconner

Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
Sophia A. Tilman

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
acting coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at the residence of Sophia A Tilman

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC

Perpetrator

Perpetrator: 
Joe
Perpetrator Description: 
slave
Perpetrator Slave Status: 
Slave
Perpetrator Owner: 
Keywords: 
slave-slave violence
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