The State vs. the Dead Body of Belaus[Velaus?]

Date: 
March 30, 1863

Deceased

Description: 
slave, boy
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Accident
Cause of Death Method: 
drowning
Inquest Finding: 

upon there oath do say-that he came to his death … by going in to the Mill Pond of B W Hatchers … and was by Misfortune of accidently drowned

Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
Robert Smith

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Robert Smiths

Source

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