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Gentleman's Magazine 1808 p.845

  Margaret Smith
  Jane Pattinson

Murder near Dundraw

Aug. 25. A man named James Hood was tried at the Cumberland assizes for the murder of Margaret Smith of Longburn, and Jane Pattinson her sister. - He had applied for work, as a weaver, at the house of Smith; and, after being some time there, took the opportunity, during the absence of Smith, to murder the two women, and rob the house of some money. He was traced to Scotland, where he was apprehended, and confessed the crime. He was sentenced to death, and executed this day.
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