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Shameful Case of Incest
This report begins: 'A Full, True and Particular Account of that most extraordinary, shameful and disgraceful case of Incest between the Minister of the parish of Logie, in Ross-shire, and his own sister. She was seized with the pains of child-birth, while playing at her piano . . .' The report was sourced from the Inverness Courier of December 1836.

Trial and Sentence
This crime report begins: 'A Full and Particular Account of the Trial and Sentence of THOMAS BRAID and MARY BRAID or MORISON, Brother and Sister-german, who were tried yesterday (Monday) before the High Court of Justiciary, for INCEST and MURDER, and who are, Mary Braid or Morison to be Executed on Monday 17th February, and her body to be buried within the precincts of the Jail, and Thomas Braid to be Banished for Life.' It was published by Menzies of Edinburgh, in 1834.


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