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 Samuel McLean, 1877

Below also see: Samuel McLean, 1881

 

The Sydney Morning Herald, Thu 10 May 1877 1

WATER POLICE COURT.
Wednesday.

BEFORE the Water Police Magistrate and Messrs Paxton, Senior, Palmer, Josephson, and Smart.

    Samuel McLean, a boy aged 11 years, was charged with having stolen a purse, valued at 1s, the property of Rebecca Bentley, and with having stolen a key, valued at 2s, the property of Margaret Allen. He pleaded guilty to each charge, and was ordered to be imprisoned for two hours. He was subsequently brought up under the Industrial Schools Act, and ordered to be sent on board the Vernon.

 



Samuel McLean
, 1881

 

The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser, Tue 9 Aug 1881 2

TAMWORTH QUARTER SESSIONS.
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(BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH FROM OUR OWN
CORRESPONDENT.)
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Tamworth, Monday, received 9.50 pm.

The Quarter Sessions commenced to-day, before his Honor Judge Murray. Mr O’Connor acted as Crown Prosecutor.

    Samuel McLean, charged with horse stealing, pleaded guilty.
    William Homes, for attempted suicide, pleaded guilty.
    Joseph Thompson, stealing money and letter, pleaded guilty.
    Edwin Jones, stealing money; guilty.
    James Sims, horse-stealing; found guilty of illegally using.
    John Carey, receiving money under false pretences guilty.
    Sentences deferred.
    Thos Connors, cattle stealing. Jury not agreed.

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The Tamworth Observer and Northern Advertiser, Wed 10 Aug 1881 3

QUARTER SESSIONS.
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AUGUST 8, 1881.
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Before His Honor Judge Murray.

    August sittings of the above court opened in Tamworth last Monday. There was an unusually heavy calendar, and an extra panel of jurors were [sic] summoned (95).

    His Honor Judge Murray presided. Mr E O’Connor conducted the prosecutions.

    The bar was represented by – FM Meymott, —Fullerton, J Dillon. The solicitors in attendance were – Messrs Wallace (Newcastle), O’Connor, (Gunnedah); HL Janison, (Murrurundi); and W Smith, TM Newman, WF Tribe, C Bedwell, RH Levien (MP), and R Dowe.

    After calling over the long list of jurors, of which only some half dozen failed to answer to their names, the business of the Court was proceeded with.

HORSE STEALING.

    Samuel McLean [aka Maclean], a boy of about 16 years old [sic], was charged with stealing, on the 9th March, 1881, at Calligan’s Swamp, one gelding, the property of SJ Harding. 

    He pleaded guilty, and was remanded for sentence. 

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The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser, Thu 11 Aug 1881 4

TAMWORTH QUARTER SESSIONS.
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(BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH FROM OUR OWN
CORRESPONDENT.)
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Tamworth, Wednesday night.

    At the Tamworth Quarter Sessions to-day, Samuel McLean, for horse stealing, was sentenced to seven months’ imprisonment in Darlinghurst gaol.

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The Tamworth Observer and Northern Advertiser, Sat 13 Aug 1881 5

QUARTER SESSIONS.
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Before His Honor Judge Murray.
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(Continued from Supplement.)
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10.
His Honor took his seat at 9.5 am.
SENTENCES.


    Samuel Maclean, horse stealing, said he had been in gaol four months, and he hoped his Honor would deal leniently with him. He was sentenced to seven month’s [sic] hard labour in Darlinghurst Gaol.

 


1     The Sydney Morning Herald, (NSW), Thu 10 May 1877, p. 7. Emphasis added.

2     The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser, Tue 9 Aug 1881, p. 5. Emphasis added.

3     The Tamworth Observer and Northern Advertiser, Wed 10 Aug 1881, p. 2.

4     The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser, Thu 11 Aug 1881, p. 5.

5     The Tamworth Observer and Northern Advertiser, Sat 13 Aug 1881, p. 2.