Prisoner name: George Edgar.
Court and date of trial: Edinburgh High Court of Judiciary [Midlothian], 4 February 1828.
Crime: [Not stated].
Initial sentence: 14 years transportation.
Petitioner(s): George Edgar, the prisoner.
Grounds for clemency: Witness who would have proved prisoner's innocence did not attend trial; he has a large family dependent upon his support; his previous good character.
Other papers: Certificate from ministers and elders of previous parish and of Stranraer [Wigtownshire], testifying to prisoner's good conduct.
Additional Information: Prisoner first held in Stranraer gaol on 14 October 1827, together with John Young. Transferred to Edinburgh gaol.