The History of Leith

October 10, 2006

The Vision

This broadside begins: ‘THE following VERSES, relative to the melancholy situation of the unfortunate WILLIAM POLLOCK, now under Sentence of Death in the Jail of Edinburgh, for the Murder of his own Wife . . . were composed by the author, one morning in bed, after having dreamed he had really heard the unhappy man making his Lamentation’ for more click here

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