The History of Leith

May 24, 2006

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

That your Petitioners, with much regret,
Take up your Lordships’ time their ills to Hate ;
But conscious that your Lordships succour lend,
The sad to comfort, and the poor befriend,
We’ve dared with boldness to reveal our grief,
And from your Lordships’ justice hope relief.

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