William and James Nisbet, and William Kerr, prisoners in the jail here, accused of housebreaking and theft, have been indicted and are to be tried before the High Court of Justiciary, on the 26th instant. The two Nisbets are brothers.
By the arrival of the brig Minerva, from Sydney, New South Wales, which place she left in February last, we learn, that the Morley had arrived there on the 7th of that month, with a detachment of the Buffs regiment, under the command of Lieutenant and Adjutant Mackay. She had previously touched at Hobart Town, Van Dieman’s Land, where she landed 170 male convicts, two having died on the passage.
Citation: Scotsman (Edinburgh, United Kingdom), 21 January 1824, available at the Scissors and Paste Database, http://www.scissorsandpaste.net/194.