The History of Leith

September 29, 2006

Extraordinary Apprehension and Examination of the Edinburgh Gentleman Swindler

This crime account begins: ‘Just Published, a strange account of the proceedings of Captain Smith, the notorious Gentleman Swindler, who has taken in a great number of Noblemen and Gentleman residing in Moray Place, George Street, Charlotte Square . . . also his examination by the Sheriff.’ This sheet was published by Forbes of Edinburgh. for more click here

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