The State vs. the Dead Body of George Low

Date: 
June 6, 1869

Deceased

Description: 
col
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Accident
Cause of Death Method: 
poison
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say That they find that the said George Low came to his death through drinking a tea made of the stems of the yellow Jessamine having mistaken the same for the cross Vine of which he intended to make tea

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate and acting coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Sand Bar Ferry

Source

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