The History of Leith

September 2, 2006

Broadside regarding the trial and sentence of William Alexander and Janet Blackwood, or Martin

This trial report begins: ‘A full and Particular Account of the Trial and Sentence of Wm. Alexander, and Janet Blackwood, or Martin, who were tried before the High Court of Justiciary, on Monday 29th January 1827, for Murder, and Assault, on the person of Catherine Smith, wife of the said Wm. Alexander, on 6th September last, who died in the Infirmary on the 8th, September, in consequence.’ This broadside was printed for William Henry and cost one penny. for more click here

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