The History of Leith

October 30, 2006

Execution of John Stewart

This execution notice begins: ‘THE LAST / SPEECH AND DYING WORDS, / Of John Stewart, who was executed within the Flood-Mark at Leith, upon the 4th January 1721, for the Crime of Piracy and Robbery.’ This sheet was published in Edinburgh, in 1727, by Robert Brown of Forrester’s Wynd.for more click here

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