The History of Leith

September 25, 2012

Slow Post

In 1685 the intelligence of the death of Charles
II., who died on the 7th of February, was received
;at Edinburgh about one in the morning of the 10th,
by express from London. In 1688 it occupied
three months to convey the tidings of the abdication
of James VII. to the Orkneys.

source-Old and New Edinburgh

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