The History of Leith

November 8, 2006

Genuine Last Speeches and Dying Words of Thomas Smith and George Stephenson

Following on from the title, this crime report continues: ‘Who were Executed at the West End of the Tolbooth of Edinburgh, on Wednesday the 21st of January, 1807, for the Crime of Horse Stealing; contained in Two Letters from them to their Wives, written by their own hands.’ A note at the foot of the sheet states that it was published by ‘Angus, Printer’. for more click here

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