The History of Leith

December 14, 2006

The execution of Christian Sinclair for commiting murder

THIS unfortunate old woman was found Guilty of the Horrid and Cruel Murder of her Brother’s illegitimate infant daughter, by a respectable Jury, on Monday the 22nd day of November last, before the High Court or Justiciary, at Edinburgh, and Sentenced to be executed at the west end of the Tolbooth of that City, and her body, after hanging the usual time to be deilvered to the
Professor of Anatomy of the university to be publicly dissected. for more click here

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