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TITLE
Petition and Warrant of Commitment for Christian MacKenzie, p2
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB232_L_INV_HC_9_47_03_02
DATE OF IMAGE
1764
PERIOD
1760s
SOURCE
Highland Archive Centre
ASSET ID
5796
KEYWORDS
court papers
court records
murder
murders
Petition and Warrant of Commitment for Christian MacKenzie, p2

This is the first page of a Petition and Warrant of Commitment against Christian Mackenzie, dated 28 May 1764. She is accused of murdering her mother-in-law and brother-in-law the previous September in Glenarigowlich ?) in the parish of Lochbroom. She has denied the charge and claims to have an alibi but Mr David Kennedy, His Majesty's Advocate Depute for the northern circuit, knows of witnesses by whose testimony the crimes can be proven. He therefore requests that Christian Mackenzie be recommitted to the Tolbooth in Inverness.


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Petition and Warrant of Commitment for Christian MacKenzie, p2

1760s

court papers; court records; murder; murders

Highland Archive Centre

Inverness County Sheriff Court Records

This is the first page of a Petition and Warrant of Commitment against Christian Mackenzie, dated 28 May 1764. She is accused of murdering her mother-in-law and brother-in-law the previous September in Glenarigowlich ?) in the parish of Lochbroom. She has denied the charge and claims to have an alibi but Mr David Kennedy, His Majesty's Advocate Depute for the northern circuit, knows of witnesses by whose testimony the crimes can be proven. He therefore requests that Christian Mackenzie be recommitted to the Tolbooth in Inverness. <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