The History of Leith

May 5, 2006

Gauger in a Pit

This news story begins: ‘An account of a Gauger’s Travels betwixt Edinburgh and Gilmerton, after Smuggled Whisky. His meeting with a party of Colliers, who conveyed him to the bottom of a Coal Pit ; the awful Dream he had while in the pit : with the curious Trial, and Sentence given by the Colliers.’ This sheet was published by Robert Martin.for more click here

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