The History of Leith

May 10, 2006

Shocking Depravity!

This crime report, sourced from the ‘Glasgow Free Press’ newspaper, begins ‘Full and authentic account of the most Shocking Case of Depravity on record in the annals of this Kingdom, which took place in the vicinity of Airdrie, on Sabbath morning, the 2d June instant, by six Monsters in the shape of human beings !’. This broadside was published by Menzies, in Edinburgh.for more click here

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