Thomas D. J. Howl

The State vs. the Dead Body of Baze

Martha Howl, sworn, That she is the wife of Thos. D. J. Howl who is now in the army on the morning of the 31st of March alst Kize the wife of Anderson the prisoner ran in to the house and told her that Anderson and Baze were fighting that she Kize heard Baze the deceased call her his mistress ... it was and old scrape ie. Jealously on prisoners part of his wife ...

negro slave
Slave Status: 
COD Category: 
COD Method/Implement: 
chop axe
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say upon there oaths that said Baze came to his death. . .by reason of two blows from a chop axe in the hands of Anderson another slave belong to said T.D.J. Howl

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