The History of Leith

June 1, 2013

Broadside regarding the trial of John Skelton

This trial report begins: ‘An account of the Trial of John Skelton, which came on before the High Court of Justiciary, at Edinburgh, on Monday the 2d of March, 1812, for Rioting and Robbery, on the streets of Edinburgh, on New Year’s Morning last, and who is to be executed in that City, on Wednesday the 15th of April next. -Also the indictment of Six Persons, concerned in the same Riots, and accused of the Murder of Dugald Campbell, Police Officer.’ It was published by Thomas Duncan of 159 Saltmarket, Glasgow. for more click here

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