The History of Leith

July 13, 2006

Milling Among the Fair Sex!

This news report begins: ‘A Full and Particular Account of that Gallant and most Extraordinary BATTLE, that was Fought on Thursday last, 30th day of June, 1825, in the Market Place of Aberdeen, between a Soldier’s Wife, and a Dandy young Fish Wife, at that place.’ The broadside was published by Alexander Turnbull of Edinburgh and was priced at one penny. for more click here

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