This book, first published in 1879 and reissued by Garland in 1984, analyses through the evidence from the original trial the collapse of the City of Glasgow Bank in 1878, and the reasons behind it. A history of gross mismanagement had been concealed by the directors by deceits facilitated by the absence of an independent audit.
1. Petition for Bail 2. Opinions of the Judges 3. Trial of John Stewart etc 4. Evidence for the Prosecution 5. Exculpatory Evidence 6. The Verdict