The History of Leith

October 23, 2006

Trial and Sentence!

This report begins: ‘A Full, True, and particular ACCOUNT of the Trial and Sentence of ROBERT JOHNSTON, GEORGE GALLOWAY, and JAMES LEES, for Assault and Robbery, on the 25th of October last, on the High Road, south of St Patrick’s Square, Edinburgh; one of whom, (Robert Johnston), is to be Executed at Edinburgh on Wednesday 30th of December next. George Galloway to be banished for Fourteen, and James Lees for Seven years, beyond seas.’ The publisher is not identified. for more click here

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