Letter from John A Easton, Professor of Materia Medica at Glasgow University, to Alfred Swaine Taylor

Made:
1862
part of archive:
Alfred Swaine Taylor collection relating to forensic medicine and toxicology
maker:
Pollock, Fred

Concerning the Sandyford murder case.

The Sandyford murder case involved the brutal murder of Jessie McPherson, a servant at 17 Sandyford Place in Glasgow. It was the first Scottish case to use forensic photography and the first case to be handled by the Glasgow Police Detective Branch. McPherson's friend Jessie McLachlan was tried for the crime and sentenced to life imprisonment.

Details

Extent:
180
230
Identifier:
MS/2203/C/8
Access:
Open Access

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