The State vs. the Dead Body of Nelson Smith

Date: 
October 4, 1866

Deceased

Description: 
freedman, boy
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Homicide
Cause of Death Method: 
gun
Inquest Finding: 

upon there oaths do say that Nelson Smith freedman came to his death from being shot with some kind of fire arms in the hands of two persons from the way he was shot by persons unknown

Slave Status: 
Free

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Andrew Warts

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
Keywords: 
klan violence
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