The History of Leith

October 28, 2006

Execution of Mrs M’Kinnon

This execution notice begins: ‘Who was Executed at Edinburgh on Wednesday morning the 16th April, 1823, in the presence of 30,000 spectators, for the Murder of Mr. Wm. Howat, and her body given for dissection; with an account of her Dress, Behaviour, and Dying Declaration on the scaffold.’ It was published in Glasgow by John Muir. for more click here

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