Transcript of a Police Report submitted to Tobermory Procurator Fiscal charging Donald McLean with Breach of the Public Peace on 13 April 1861.
McLean (boatman, Kenovay) is accused of committing a Breach of the Peace on board the Islesman Steamer. The report mentions a fight between Donald Campbell Esquire (the Reef) and Alexander McLean (Scarinish). Furthermore, the Stewart on board the Islesman Steamer is charged with the offense of the Act of License for supplying spirits. Alexander Buchanan Esquire (Scarinish), Archibald Brown (shipowner, Manal), Archibald McKinnon (shoemaker, Scarinish) and Neil McLean (fisherman, Caoles) are named as witnesses.
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From the liveArgyll Archives in Lochgilphead, made available through the Written in the Landscape project.