Transcript of a Police Report against Flora Campbell on the charges of theft in April 1860. Flora Campbell (daughter of Mary Ferguson, Taoslin, Ardtun; residing with Malcolm Black, sailor, Lower Ardtun) is charged with stealing peats from a peat stack belonging to Hugh McKinnon (crofter, Heanish, Tiree) on the shore of Lower Ardtun, Isle of Mull.
Statements are provided from Dugald Douglass (pauper, Lower Ardtun), Janet McLucas (residing with Widow McLucas, Lower Ardtun), Meron Smith (general servant, Lower Ardtun) and Constable John MacFarlane.
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From the liveArgyll Archives in Lochgilphead, made available through the Written in the Landscape project.