Transcript of precognition of witnesses against Robert Macdonald on charges of fraud, August 1860. MacDonald (teacher, Kilbride) was appointed as Interim Inspector of Poor for the Island of Coll. Statements are provided from John Smeaton (miller and farmer, Acha), Donald MacDonald (farmer, Arinagour), John MacLean (Mippost). The document contains a copy of Cash Received and Payments made by Robert MacDonald from November 1859 to May 1860.
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From the liveArgyll Archives in Lochgilphead, made available through the Written in the Landscape project.