The State vs. the Dead Body of Pete

found a sow and pigs nawing some bones thought they wer [sic] some persons bones by finding some cloths took the skull and coat and carried them home

Date: 
October 31, 1864

Deceased

Description: 
slave
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
unknown
Inquest Finding: 

upon there oaths do say that the said Pete was killed and murdered by some person or persons (or by some means) to the Jurors unknown

Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
William Y.[?] Quarles

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Liberty hill

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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