The History of Leith

June 8, 2006

Account of one of the most horrid murders committed by a beggar

Account of one of the most horrid murders committed by a beg-
gar man ever recorded; the father of the family was out shoot-
ing, and while absent, the beggar demanded of the woman the
money he knew, was in the house; the woman went up a ladder
to where it was lying, and pulled it after her, by which she
escaped from his bloody hands; he then took the two children,
cut off their noses and ears, for more click here

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