The History of Leith

October 20, 2006

MacKay poisoned ! !

This crime report begins: ‘It is now firmly believed that Sandy was hocussed, as they term it in the fancy, and the wretch who administered the soporific drug is unhesitatingly named through all the sporting houses’. A second report is also included which details the execution of Barney McGuire on June 7th 1830. This sheet, which cost a penny to buy, was printed for William Robertson. for more click here

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