Papers in case of Mr Sligo, lunatic

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Falkirk Parochial Board
Production date
1854
Description
Papers relating to the case of Sligo against Falkirk Parochial Board in which Sligo and his family argue that he should be released from Gartnavel Lunatic Asylum; including Precognition by James Girdwood, surgeon, Alexander Hamilton, hospital keeper and James Espie, surgeon all stating that they felt that Sligo should remain in Gartnavel Lunatic Asylum as they feel he has the potential to be a danger to others; also copy interlocutor by Sheriff Robert Robertson in the Petition of Sligo against Falkirk Parochial board in which it is ordered that the Falkirk Parochial Board provide further proof to back their assertion that Mr Sligo should not be released from Gartnavel; also letter from Campbell and Wilson, solicitors to Russel and Aitken, law agents for Falkirk Parochial Board regarding expenses relating to the case

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Production date
1854
Accession number
A812.011/187

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