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Life, Sufferings, and Death of Janet Fleming
This narrative begins: 'Daughter of a respectable Farmer near Dunse who was seduced by a profligate young Nobleman - - brought to Edinburgh, and kept in the greatest splendour [f]or sometime and then cruelly deserted and thrown upon the town'. A bedside-mourning woodcut has been included in the middle of the page to heighten the drama.

List of all the Prisoners who are to stand their Trials before the High Court of Justiciary next Week
This list begins: 'Just published, a correct list of the 64 Prisoners who are to stand their trials before the High Court of Justiciary during the course of next week ; giving the names and different crimes for which they are charged, and the particular day on which they are to be tried ; taken from the best authority. Printed by Forbes & Co., Edinburgh.

Mutiny & murder aboard the transport Hope
This crime report begins: 'An ACCOUNT of the Dreadful MUTINY that took place on board the Convict Transport HOPE, having on board 291 Female Convicts, many of whom belonged to Edinburgh, Leith, Glasgow. &c, & &c when most shocking to relate 17 seamen, and 39 convicts were killed and wounded in the fight, as detail d in a Letter from JAMES MAITLAND, one of the Seamen belonging to LEITH.' It was published by A McMillan in the Lawnmarket, Edinburgh.

Narrow Escape of a Gentleman from Murder
This broadside contains two reports. The first begins: 'A strange and comical account of Three Gentlemen who left Edinburgh, and sailed in the ECLIPSE Steam Packet for Belfast, and having large sums of money in their possession, they proposed to sleep in one room; when scarcely asleep one of them imagined he saw a man . . .' The report is not dated, but its original source is given as 'yesterday's "Edinburgh Star."' Also included is an account of a 'DREADFUL RIOT' taken from 'a Belfast Paper'.

Persons tried at the Circuit Court of Justiciary, Edinburgh
This list begins: 'A Complete LIST of the Names, Crimes, and Punishments, of all the Criminals Tried at Edinburgh before the High Court of Justiciary, this week, ending 18th March, 1826.' A note at the bottom of the sheet states that it was printed in Edinburgh, 'for the Booksellers', and cost a penny.

Pil to Tonny Ashton or the Play-house Puld down
This ballad begins: 'O MY Blood boiles, my Spirit's all in fire; / Passion's in pomp, nor can the Flames flly higher: / To sie my Native Countrey gone, / And English dreg lay on the fun'ral stone'. No publication details have been included on this sheet.

Pil to Tonny Ashton; or, The Play-house Puld Down
This ballad begins: 'O MY Blood boiles, my Spirit's all in fire; / Passion's in pomp, nor can the Flames flly higher: / To sie my Native Countrey gone, / And English dreg lay on the fun'ral stone'. An annotation at the bottom of the sheet suggests that this broadside was published in Edinburgh on the 10th of April, 1728. The price and publisher are not noted.

Prayer delivered by James Campbell
This broadside begins: 'Impressive Prayer ascribed, as delivered by James Campbell, to his fellow-convicts, before their leaving Glasgow Jail, on Wednesday morning 20th Novr., 1822.' It was published by Mayne and Company of Glasgow, and probably cost one penny.

Prisoners tried before the Court of Justiciary
This broadside begins: 'Trial & Sentence of all the prisoners who have appeared before the Court of Justiciary since its opening on Thursday the 18th of April, 1822.' The court was opened by Lords Pitmilly and Succoth, 'After a suitable prayer by the Rev. Dr Taylor of St Enoch's'.

Proceedings at the Lancaster Assizes after rioting at steam mills in Lancashire, 1826
This report begins: 'Account of the proceedings at the Lancaster Assizes against the Rioters in Lancashire; when no less than 35 Men and 7 Women received the awful sentence of Death on Monday last, for destroying the Steam-power Looms; Also, the excellent Address of the Judge on passing Sentence, with the Names of the unfortunate Prisoners.' The sheet was published in Glasgow by John Muir.

Proceedings of the Circuit Court of Justiciary, Ayr
This court round-up begins: 'Ayr Autumn Circuit; The Autumn Circuit was opened in the Court House, County Buildings, on Wednesday last October 4 1848, by Lords Mackenzie and Medwyn. WITH A FULL REPORT OF / THE TRIAL AND SENTENCE OF / M'WHEELAN / THE MURDERER!'

Proceedings of the Circuit Court of Justiciary, Dumfries and Glasgow
This account begins: 'An account of the Trials and Sentences in the Dumfries and Glasgow Circuits, when Four persons werr sentenced to be Executed on the first of June 1825. Also, the Enecution of Mark Whitting and James Caines, whose grandfather was banished, his father hanged and himself the 4th son that has been hanged ; his only surviving brother was apprehended lately for highway robbery.'

Proceedings of the Circuit Court of Justiciary, Glasgow
The report begins: 'Trial and Sentence of all the various prisoners who have appeared at the Bar of the Circuit Court of Justiciary in Glasgow, since its commencement on Wednesday 2nd May, 1827.' This sheet was published the same day, by William Carse of Glasgow.

Proceedings of the Circuit Court of Justiciary, Glasgow
This crime report begins: 'One Man sentenced to Death. / Trial and Sentence / of all the Prisoners since the opening of the Circuit Court of Justiciary at Glasgow on Monday the 27th Sept.' The sheet was published in 1824 by William Carse of Glasgow, who had a reputation for giving the results of the local assizes and for covering trials in Glasgow.

Proceedings of the Circuit Court of Justiciary, Glasgow
This report of court proceedings begins: 'Trial and sentence of all the different persons who have been tried before the Circuit Court of Justiciary, which met here on Tuesday, 7th September.' It was published by John Muir, in Glasgow, in 1830.

Proceedings of the Circuit Court of Justiciary, Glasgow
This report begins: 'A full and particular account of the Proceedings of the Curcuit Court of Justiciary, which opened at Glasgow on Tuesday the 20th of September 1791, with the sentence of the different Criminals, when two persons received sentence of death.' It is likely that this broadside was printed in Glasgow.

Proceedings of the Circuit Court of Justiciary, Glasgow
This public information notice begins: 'A particular account of the proceedings of the Circuit Court Justiciary which was opened at Glasgow on Tuesday the 9th Day of April 1793, with the sentence of the criminals then tried.'

Proceedings of the Circuit Court of Justiciary, Glasgow
This public notice begins: 'A particular account of the proceedings of the Circuit-Court of Justiciary, which was opened at Glasgow on Wednesday the 11th of April, with the sentence of the different criminals.'

Proceedings of the Circuit Court of Justiciary, Glasgow
This court round-up begins: 'A particular account of the Proceedings of the Circuit Court of Justiciary, opened at Glasgow on Wednesday the 8th of April 1795. In particular the trial of John Gibson, for a rape on the body of Janet Wilson, and Allan M'Aulay for murder.' The name of the publisher is not included.

Proceedings of the Circuit Court of Justiciary, Glasgow, Saturday 8th September 1798
This crime report begins: 'A full and particular account of the Trials before the Circuit Court of the Justiciary, which was opened at Glasgow on Saturday the 8th of September 1798, with the sentence of the different criminals. / Also, an account of the trial and sentence of Robertson and Murray, who have received sentence to be hanged at Stirling on Friday the 12th of October next.'

Public Executions
This broadside begins: 'Names of all the persons who have Suffered in Glasgow since the year 1765, with an account of their crimes, and the year and day of the month they were Executed, and exhibits a melancholy view of the final end of all who deviate from the paths of rectitude.' It was published by William Carse of Edinburgh, and probably would have cost one penny.

Public Whipping
This crime report begins: 'An Account of the Public Whipping of JOHN KEAN, on Wednesday the 11th of May, 1825, for Laiming and Wounding, with intent to Murder, JOHN GRAHAM, Cotton Spinner in Barrowfield Road, on the 30th March last, and who is to be transported for life.' The sheet was published in 1825 by William Carse of Glasgow.

Respite for William Grieve
This report begins: 'An account of a respite for fourteen days having arrived for WILLIAM GRIEVE, who lies under sentence of Death in Edinburgh for Rape, and who was to have been executed this day (Wednesday) ; together with a copy of original VERSES on the occasion.' Printed by Francis McCartney.

S.Byrne &c.
This crime report begins: 'A full, true and particular Report, as it appears in the Sun London Newspaper, received by this day's London Mail, of the Proceedings at the Northfolk Assizes, against Simon Byrne, the Boxer, for killing Sandy MacKay, in the great fight between these two Champions, together with the finding of the Grand Jury, not only against Simon Byrne, but against George Cooper, of the City of Edinburgh, Rueben Martin, Thomas Cribb, and Thomas Reynolds, as Aiders and Abettors.' This sheet was published by Forbes and Owen of Edinburgh.

Second List of the Indictments
This public announcement begins: '93 PERSONS / Persons?their Names and Crimes of all the Prisoners, belonging to the Counties of Lanark, Renfrew, Dumbarton, to stand Trial at the Court of the Justiciary, in Glasgow, on the 23d April 1823'. This sheet was published by Mayne and Co, Printers, in Glasgow.

Shocking Depravity!
This crime report, sourced from the 'Glasgow Free Press' newspaper, begins 'Full and authentic account of the most Shocking Case of Depravity on record in the annals of this Kingdom, which took place in the vicinity of Airdrie, on Sabbath morning, the 2d June instant, by six Monsters in the shape of human beings !'. This broadside was published by Menzies, in Edinburgh.

Some Account of John Sherry
This crime report begins: 'Some Account of JOHN SHERRY, who was Executed in [front] of the New Jail of Glasgow, on Wednesday the 1st of No[vem]ber, 1815, pursuant to his Sentence, for Highway Robbery, [on] the road leading from Glasgow to Paisley, on the 19th May'. The broadside was published by T. Duncan of 159 Saltmarket, Glasgow.

Sorrowful Lamentation
This lamentation is introduced by a prose passge which begins: 'An account of the Sorrowful Lamentation of John Wilson and Duncan Frazer, 2 young men, who are to be executed at Edinburgh, on the 28th january 1824.' The first verse of the lamentation reads: Though in a dismal cell we stay, / We think time passes swift away, / We have not long to mediatate, / Upon our fast-approaching fate.' It was published in Edinburgh by the travelling booksellers in 1824.

Strange Affair
This report begins: 'Particular Account of JOHN WOOD, who is now under sentence of death at Perth, and is to be executed there on FRIDAY the 16th of July, and what is wonderful is to be tried at Edinburgh the day before his execution, for another crime, Housebreaking and Theft, and though he should be cleared of the second indictment, he must suffer the day following for his first offence, being one of the most singular circumstances which has ever occurred in Scotland.' The sheet was published by William Carse of Glasgow in 1824.

Tragedy of Tony Aston, Stage-Player: or, His Last Speech to his Followers
This ballad begins: 'POOR Tony, have you serv'd the Devil so long? / Debauch'd the Youth with my lascivious song; / I was your faithful Pimp, and stroll'd about, / To bring you vassals, and I found them out.'

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