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Broadside concerning the proceedings of the Circuit Court of Justiciary, Glasgow
Trial & Sentence
Of all the various Prisoners who have appeared at the Bar of
GLASGOW, 2d May,1827.
This day, the Circuit Court of Justiciary was opened here by Lords Gillies and
Mathew Baird, for robbery; George Campbell, for murder; Archd. M'Lean,
John Leslie, theft, by house breaking, Guilty; to be transported 14 years.
Hugh Campbell, theft in Greenock, pled Guilty. 7 years transportaion.
Mary Hendrie, theft at Busbie, pled Guilty. 12 months in Bridewell.
Margaret Smith, theft in Calton, pled Guilty. 7 years transportation.
Patrick Kerr and Bernard M'Inally , housebreking, Paisley, pleaded Guilty.?
Hugh M'Ilvain, uttering a forged note, pled Guilty. 7 years transportation.
Geo. Moffat and James Harper, theft, Gorbals, Gulity. 7 years transportation.
Robert Smith, for assault and robbery, pled guilty . 14 years transportation.
Agnes Cameron, assault in Kilpatrick, Guilty ; 9 months in Dumbarton jail.
Thomas Howie, theft in Gorbals, pled guilty 14 years transpoatation.
David Mullin, uttering forged notes, pled Guilty. 14 years transportation.
Thomas Hutchison, discharging fire-arms in strathaven, Guilty, 6 months in
John M'Lachian, theft, in Calton , pled Guilty. 7 years transportation.
James Stewart, uttering forged notes, pled Guilty. 7 years transportation.
Robert Johnston and W. Johnston, sheep-stealing, outlawed for not appearing.
Thomas Miller, theft, Not Proven, and he was dismissed from the bar.
John Ross and W. Marshall, housebreaking Guilty ; 7 years transportation.
Thursday.?Arch. M'Lean & James M'Crae, theft Guilty. Sentence delayed.
Robert M'Menemie alias M'Kirdy, theft, pled guilty. Sentence delayed.
John Donald, sheep-stealing at Carstairs, guilty; to be transported 14 years.
James Colquhoun, uttering forged notes, pled guilty. Sentence delayed.
Walter M'Farlane, accused of murdering his infant child in Anderston
James Wilkison, from Paisley, for horse-stealing, guilty. Sentence delayed.
Wm. M'Pherson, for bigamy, guilty; sentence, 18 months in Bridewell.
Jn. Donaldson, shop-break ng, Argyll Street, guilty, to be transported for life.
Elizabeth Livingston, theft in Greenock, pled guilty. Sentence delayed.
John White, theft, pled guilty. Sentence delayed
Friday.?John Kerr, for murdering his own wife in Greenock, was found guilty,
Among other trials which took place at the Ayr Circuit, was that of James
A PENITeNT.?At the last Salisbury Assizes, sentence of death was passed on
W. Carse, Printer, Glasgow.
Date of publication:
1827 shelfmark: L.C.Fol.73(095)