The History of Leith

May 11, 2006

Trials and Sentences

Dated the 8th of September 1840, this report begins: ‘The autumn circuit commenced this day. The lords Meadowbank and Cockburn arrived in town about ten o’clock, and were accompanied by the magistrates, a detachment of police, headed by Captain Miller, with a party of Dragoons and the band.’ This sheet was published by Carmichael, Printer, Glasgow.for more click here

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