The History of Leith

June 26, 2006

Trial and Sentence

This trial report begins: ‘Just published, the Trial of Duncan MacMillan, for the horrid crime of assaulting and raviging the person of Jean McLauchlane, with the dreadful Sentence pronounced upon him, which important trial came on before the High Court of Justiciary yesterday, and lasted for twelve hours.’ Publisher: Forbes & Co. Printers, 171 Cowgate, Edinburgh. for more click here

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