The History of Leith

November 20, 2006

Execution-BARNEY M’GUIRE

This crime report begins: ‘A full, true and particular account of BARNEY M’GUIRE, the bosom companion of the late well known David Haggart, who was executed at Stafford, on Monday the 7th of June 1830 for murder, and his Body given for Dissection.’ This sheet was published by William Robertson and would have cost a penny to buy.for more click here

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