Transcript of a report of a theft submitted to Tobermory Procurator Fiscal accusing Sarah McDonald (Cruidhgortan [Cruairtein], Tiree) and her sister Mary McDonald (Treshnish, Mull) of the theft of a pair of shoes in September 1856. The shoes, which belonged to Mary McLean (dairymaid to and residing with A. McLean Esq, Pennycross), were stolen from Pennycross (Pennyghael) Bridge in Mull. It is mentioned that McDonald’s father ‘emigrated to America some y[ea]rs ago’. The report provides physical descriptions of Sarah and Mary McDonald.
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From the liveArgyll Archives in Lochgilphead, made available through the Written in the Landscape project.