The State vs. the Dead Body of Harry

Date: 
May 20, 1863

Deceased

Description: 
slave
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Homicide
Cause of Death Method: 
sharp instrument
Inquest Finding: 

upon there oaths do say that … the said Harry came to his death by a wound inflicted in the left side by a knife or some sharp Pointed instrument in the hands of Wilce[?] a slave belonging to James Neal

Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
Jesse Gomellions

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Jesse Gomellions

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC

Perpetrator

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