The History of Leith

November 8, 2006

Last speech of Richard Broxup

This broadside begins: ‘THE LAST SPEECH, CONFESSION, AND DYING DECLARATION OF RICHARD BROXUP, Who was executed at the west End of the Tolbooth of Edinburgh, on Wednesday the 11th of February, 1801, for the Crimes of picking Locks and Theft.’ It was first published by J. Morren of Edinburgh and re-published by Thomas Duncan, Saltmarket, Glasgow. for more click here

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