The History of Leith

June 25, 2013

Broadside copy of a letter from Andrew White, one of the Radicals transported for his part in the 1820 Rising

The sheet begins: ‘Copy of a very interesting Letter which was received in Glasgow on Wednesday last from Andrew White, at Botany Bay, who was engaged in the Battle of Bonnymuir, giving a particular account of the situation of himself and his companions; and many other particulars respecting that now respectable Colony.’ The sheet was published in May 1822 by John Muir of Glasgow. for more click here

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