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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Porteous, John, -1736.
Trial of Captain Porteous.
Glasgow and Edinburgh, W. Hodge 
|Named Person:||William Roughead; William Roughead|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
John Porteous; Scotland. High Court of Justiciary.
|Notes:||Trial in 1736, in the High court of justiciary, for "murdering, slaughtering, maiming, and wounding divers of His Majestys̕ subjects." cf. p. 150.
"The plot of Sir Walter Scott's 'Heart of Midlothian' turns upon the incidents of the Porteous riot."--Dict. nat. biog.
|Description:||366 pages frontispiece, 6 plates, 7 portrait, facsimile, folded plan 23 cm.|
|Series Title:||Notable Scottish trials.|
|Responsibility:||edited by William Roughead.|