The State vs. the Dead Body of Lovina

Date: 
September 4, 1860

Deceased

Description: 
negroe girl, a slave
Sex: 
Female
Cause of Death: 
Suicide
Cause of Death Method: 
drowning
Inquest Finding: 

upon there oaths do say the said Lovina a negro Girl a slave … then and there voluntarily and feloniously here self did drown

Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
Dr. H. M. Holks

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Doct H M Folks[Faulk?]

Source

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