The History of Leith

October 13, 2006

An Account of the Death-Bed Confessions of Jean Simpson

This moral text begins: ‘A respectable Midwife, who died in Falkirk, under severe suffering from the loss of the use of her limbs, but more especially the pangs of a guilty conscience’. The midwife, Simpson, it is recounted, died on Tuesday 27th July, 1841. This broadside was printed by Saunders. for more click here

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