The History of Leith

September 12, 2006

Broadside entitled ‘Copy Letter’

This crime report begins: ‘Relative to the Case of these unfortunate young Boys, CHARLES McLAREN, THOMAS GRIERSON, and JAMES McEWAN, who were lately Sentenced to be Executed at Edinburgh, on Wednesday the 12th February, 1823, for Housebreaking and Theft.’ The bulk of information for this report was sourced from the ‘Edinburgh Weekly Journal’. This sheet was printed in Edinburgh for James McLean. for more click here

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