The History of Leith

October 5, 2006

Account of that Fatal Duel

This report begins: ‘An Account of that Fatal Duel that took place, between GEORGE MORGAN, Esq. Banker, and DAVID LANDALE, Esq. Tanner, both of Kirkcaldy, in Cardon Den, on the estate of Raith; above Kirkcaldy, on the 23d August 1826, when George Morgan Esq. Was unfortunately Shot through the Heart on the first fire, and instantly expired.’ The broadside, which was priced at one penny, also includes a shorter report headed ‘Fire’. The publisher is given as ‘John Gullagher’, and the place of publication is not noted. for more click here

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