Catalog Record: Trial of William Burke and Helen M'Dougal, before the High court of justiciary, at Edinburgh, on Wednesday, December 24, 1828, for the murder of Margery Campbell, or Docherty | Hathi Trust Digital Library

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Trial of William Burke and Helen M'Dougal, before the High court of justiciary, at Edinburgh, on Wednesday, December 24, 1828, for the murder of Margery Campbell, or Docherty. Taken in short hand by Mr. John Macnee ... With an illustrative preface. Also, portraits of Burke, M'Dougal, and Hare,--view of the interior of Burke's house, plan of the premises, &c...

Main Author: Burke, William, 1792-1829,
Related Names: Hare, William 1792?-1870?., Macnee, John. , M'Dougal, Helen b. 1795?.
Language(s): English
Published: Edinburgh, R. Buchanan [etc.]; 1829.
Subjects: Wilson, James, > 1809-1828.
Campbell, Margery, > called Mary Docherty, > d. 1828.
Note: Appended is an extract (p. [33]-35) from the Casket, no. 104, January 17, 1829, dealing with Burke and Hare.
William Burke, William Hare, Mrs. Hare and Helen M'Dougal were associated in the murder of more than sixteen persons. Hare having turned King's evidence, William Burke and Helen M'Dougal were tried for the murder of Margery Campbell, or Docherty.
Physical Description: 4 p. l., [v]-xviii p., 1 l., 200 p. front. (ports.) plates, plan. 22 cm.
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