The History of Leith

June 1, 2013

Broadside entitled ‘And Ilka Mearns Man and Bairn, My Parody and Song Shall Learn’

CHRISTOPHER NORTH, the redoubtable Editor of Blackwood, the only well-blown organ of aristocracy, has been parodyzing Lord Byron, of radical memory, to cut a squib on a certain R. H. Baron of Exchequer, and the Clerk of the Pipe, (a Scotch sinecure, gifted by a benevolent Tory to the man,) who has turned out the independent Member for Leith. for more click here

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