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TITLE
Petition presented by Murdoch MacKenzie, p1
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB232_L_INV_HC_9_16I_01
DATE OF IMAGE
1764
PERIOD
1760s
SOURCE
Highland Archive Centre
ASSET ID
5749
KEYWORDS
court papers
court records
Petition presented by Murdoch MacKenzie, p1

This is the content note of a warrant of imprisonment for Archibald MacPhail, Elspeth MacKay, Alexander Gavin and Anne MacGlashan, servants to Alexander Clark, Tacksman, of Geddes in the County of Nairn, granted by Right Honourable Alexander Boswell of Auchinleck, one of the Lords Commissioners of Justiciary; dated 26 May 1764 at Inverness. The warrant results from a petition presented by Mr Murdoch MacKenzie, minister and Moderator of the Kirk Session of Inverness.

The alleged crime is that the four defendants brought a baby boy to the house of Phineas Mackintosh, merchant and Dean of Guild in Inverness, and abandoned him there at 2 am on a very frosty night in January.


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Petition presented by Murdoch MacKenzie, p1

1760s

court papers; court records

Highland Archive Centre

Inverness County Sheriff Court Records

This is the content note of a warrant of imprisonment for Archibald MacPhail, Elspeth MacKay, Alexander Gavin and Anne MacGlashan, servants to Alexander Clark, Tacksman, of Geddes in the County of Nairn, granted by Right Honourable Alexander Boswell of Auchinleck, one of the Lords Commissioners of Justiciary; dated 26 May 1764 at Inverness. The warrant results from a petition presented by Mr Murdoch MacKenzie, minister and Moderator of the Kirk Session of Inverness.<br /> <br /> The alleged crime is that the four defendants brought a baby boy to the house of Phineas Mackintosh, merchant and Dean of Guild in Inverness, and abandoned him there at 2 am on a very frosty night in January. <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