The History of Leith

April 26, 2006

Life in Edinburgh

This boxing match report begins: ‘Milling Extraordinary! / Betwixt G___E W___R, the Aberdeen Champion. And M’D__D, the Royal Exchange, Edinburgh, Hero, on Friday 11th Nov. 1825, at Night!’ The sheet was published by James McLean of Edinburgh, and cost a penny. A previous owner of the broadside has attempted to fill in the text which has been left blank (presumably to protect the people’s identity). for more click here

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