E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Also called Jans Janson. A Dutch smuggler imprisoned with lawyer Glossin for kidnapping Henry Bertrand. During the night Glossin contrived to enter the smugglers cell, when a quarrel ensued. Hatteraick strangled Glossin, and then hanged himself. (Sir Walter Scott: Guy Mannering.)