The History of Leith

October 24, 2006

Riot at Dumfries! Hares arrival

This broadside news report begins: ‘A Full and Particular Account of the Reception of WILLIAM HARE, one of the West Port Murderers, at Dumfries, on Friday morning last, on his way to Ireland!’ Although this sheet does not include the name of the publisher, the story was sourced from ‘The Edinburgh Evening Courant’ of February the 9th, 1829, and cost one penny. for more click here

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