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TITLE
Warrant of Commitment: Anne Jackson, p2
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB232_L_INV_HC_5I_02
DATE OF IMAGE
1754
PERIOD
1750s
SOURCE
Highland Archive Centre
ASSET ID
5710
KEYWORDS
court papers
court records
Warrant of Commitment: Anne Jackson, p2

This is a page of the Extract Act and Warrant of Commitment by Alexander Fraser of Strichen and James Ferguson, Baronet of Kilkerran, at Inverness. Anne Jackson was found guilty of forgery. The warrant is dated 9 September, 1754.

Anne Jackson was tried and found guilty on 7th September and her sentence is spelled out in meticulous detail. She is to be held in the Tolbooth until Friday 27 September, 1754, on which day she is to be:
"taken furth of the sd [said] Tolbooth, having her hands tyed behind her back with a Rope, attended with the common Executioner walking behind her, having the end of the sd Rope in his hand and having a Labell on paper pinned upon her Breast, with this Inscription in Capital Letters writt thereupon "Anne Jackson ane Infamous Person convicted of the Crime of Forgery".

The Clerk of the Court, Robert Leith, has not written this copy himself, but he approves it by signing each page


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Warrant of Commitment: Anne Jackson, p2

1750s

court papers; court records

Highland Archive Centre

Inverness County Sheriff Court Records

This is a page of the Extract Act and Warrant of Commitment by Alexander Fraser of Strichen and James Ferguson, Baronet of Kilkerran, at Inverness. Anne Jackson was found guilty of forgery. The warrant is dated 9 September, 1754.<br /> <br /> Anne Jackson was tried and found guilty on 7th September and her sentence is spelled out in meticulous detail. She is to be held in the Tolbooth until Friday 27 September, 1754, on which day she is to be:<br /> "taken furth of the sd [said] Tolbooth, having her hands tyed behind her back with a Rope, attended with the common Executioner walking behind her, having the end of the sd Rope in his hand and having a Labell on paper pinned upon her Breast, with this Inscription in Capital Letters writt thereupon "Anne Jackson ane Infamous Person convicted of the Crime of Forgery".<br /> <br /> The Clerk of the Court, Robert Leith, has not written this copy himself, but he approves it by signing each page <br /> <br /> <br /> For further information about this item and the collection to which it belongs, please <a href="mailto: archives@highlifehighland.com">email</a> the Highland Archive Service