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Trial and sentence of Robert Tennant
This report begins: 'A Full and Particular Account of the Trial and Sentence of ROBERT TENNANT, who is to be Executed at Stirling, on Wednesday morning, the 2d of October and his body buried within the prcincts of the Jail there, for the Horrid murder of William Peddie, labourer, by felling him on the head with a Hammer, on the evening of 3d of August, 1833, while breaking stones on the road, in the parish of Falkirk.' This broadside was published in Edinburgh, by Menzies.

Trial And Sentence Of The Gilmerton Monsters
This report begins: 'How now! Ye secret black and midnight fiends! / What's this ye do? A deed without a name! -- Shakespeare. Wi?mair o? horrible an? awfu? / That even to name would be unlawfu?! -- Burns. High Court of Justiciary. -- July 12, 1830.' Printed by Forbes and Owen. The opening quotations to this broadside by Shakespeare and Burns are from 'Macbeth' and 'Tam O?Shanter'.

Trial and Sentence!
This report begins: 'A Full, True, and particular ACCOUNT of the Trial and Sentence of ROBERT JOHNSTON, GEORGE GALLOWAY, and JAMES LEES, for Assault and Robbery, on the 25th of October last, on the High Road, south of St Patrick?s Square, Edinburgh; one of whom, (Robert Johnston), is to be Executed at Edinburgh on Wednesday 30th of December next. George Galloway to be banished for Fourteen, and James Lees for Seven years, beyond seas.' The publisher is not identified.

Trial of John Armstrong
This court report begins: 'An account of the Trial of JOHN ARMSTRONG, in the High Court of Justiciary, for Shopbreaking and Theft, who is to be executed at Edinburgh on Wednesday the 17th day of January, 1810.' This sheet was published by Thomas Duncan.

Trial of John Stewart and Catherine Wright for murder
This broadside begins: 'Account of the interesting Trial of John Stewart and Catherine Wright for the Murder and Robbery of Robert Lamont, on board the Toward Castle Steam Boat . . . They are to be Executed at Glasgow on Wednesday the 19th August next.' The report was published in Glasgow in July 1829 by William Carse. The trial was held at Edinburgh.

Trials
This report begins: 'A particular Account of the proceedings on the State Trials, which commenced at Stirling on the 13th July, 1820. A state trial was very different from a criminal trial, in that it was a trial held for alleged crimes against the state - in other words, treason. This sheet was published in 1820 by John Muir of Glasgow.

Trials
This crime report begins: 'A Full, true and particular account of the Trial and Sentence of John Ramsay, who was tried a second time on the charge of rioting at Ayr; Together with the trials and sentences of the different prisoners who were tried this week.' The broadside is not dated, nor does it carry any publication details.

Trials
This summary of court proceedings begins: 'Yesterday, the Justiciary Court was opened here by Lords Meadowbank and Mackenzie, when it proceeded with the trial of Duncan M'Arthur, Margaret Love, and Catherine Fitzgerald, charged with stealing a trunk, containing a great many articles of wearing apparel, belonging to Lord Strathallan.' The publisher was William Carse of Glasgow.

Trials and Sentences
Dated the 8th of September 1840, this report begins: 'The autumn circuit commenced this day. The lords Meadowbank and Cockburn arrived in town about ten o'clock, and were accompanied by the magistrates, a detachment of police, headed by Captain Miller, with a party of Dragoons and the band.' This sheet was published by Carmichael, Printer, Glasgow.

Trials and Sentences
This account of court proceedings begins: 'Glasgow, April 18th, 1822. - The court has gone through the following cases: MATHEW WILSON, charged with stealing upon the 29th Dec. 9 silk handkerchiefs, and 15 yards of Queen's Cloth, from Francis Gemmill, Paisley, and being habit and repute a thief, pled Guilty, and was sentenced to 14 years' transportation.' It was printed by W. Carse of Glasgow.

Trials and Sentences
This account of court proceedings begins: 'Glasgow, April 23d, 1823. - This afternoon, the Circuit Court of Justiciary was opened here by the Right Hon, the Lords Gillies and Succoth. After an impressive prayer from the Rev. Dr. Gibb, the court adjourned till next morning.' It was published by William Carse of Glasgow.

Trials and Sentences
This summary of court proceedings begins: 'Glasgow, April 12th, 1824. - This day, the Circuit Court of Justiciary was opened here by the Right Hon. the Lords Gillies and Meadowbank, when, after an appropriate prayer by the Rev. Mr. Muir, St James's, the court proceeded to examine the following cases?' It was published by William Carse of Glasgow.

Trials and Sentences
This court account begins: 'Of all the different Prisoners who have stood their Trials before the Circuit Court of Justiciary, which commenced on Monday last, when / TWO YOUNG MEN / were sentenced to be Executed on Wednesday the 29th of October next, for robbery.' This sheet was published in Glasgow by John Muir.

Trials Concluded
This court report begins: 'GLASGOW SPRING CIRCUIT. / This day (April 26th) the Glasgow Circuit Court of Justiciary was opened by Lords M'Kenzie and Medwyn, when after the usual preliminaries were gone through, the court commenced with the trial of . . .'

Trials for rape, &c- D. Dobie, J. Thomson and D. Bertie
This crime report continues: 'Before the High Court of Justiciary - July 12 and 14. / A true and particular account of the Trial of, and Sentence upon, the great Gilmerton Criminals, David Dobie and John Thompson.' It was printed by Forbes and Owen and sold for a penny a copy.

Whole particulars of the Trial of Mr James Stuart
This crime report begins: 'The whole Particulars of the Trial of Mr James Stuart, before the High Court of Justiciary on Monday the 10th June 1822, for being concerned in the Fatal Duel on the 26th March last, when Sir Alexander Boswell was mortally wounded, and died the following day.'

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