The History of Leith

April 24, 2006

Broadside regarding a petition of the clerks and apprentices of Writers to the Signet

This broadside begins: ‘UNTO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE The Lords of Council and Session, THE PETITION OF THE CLERKS and APPRENTICES of Writers to the Signet, and Writers in Edinburgh’. The petition begins: ‘Humbly Sheweth, That your Petitioners, with much regret, Take up your Lordships’ time their ills to state’. It was published by W. Smith of 3 Bristo Port, Edinburgh, and includes a woodcut illustration. for more click here

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