The History of Leith

October 23, 2006

The trial and sentence of William McIntyre

This trial report begins: ‘Trial & Sentence Of WILLIAM M’INTYRE, an unfortunate tailor, belonging to Paisley, who was tried before the High Court of Justiciary at Edinburgh, on Monday the 20th January, 1823, and sentenced to be executed there on Wednesday the 26th day of February next, betwixt 8 and 10 o’clock in the morning, for Housebreaking and Theft.’ It was published by John Muir of Glasgow, and probably cost one penny. for more click here

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