The History of Leith

June 25, 2013

Broadside entitled ‘Execution’

This execution notice begins: ‘A Particular Account of the Execution of John Baird and Andrew Hardie, who were Hanged and Beheaded at Stirling on Friday the 8th day of September, 1820, convicted of High Treason.’ It was published by John Muir of Glasgow, and like most of his publications would have probably cost one penny. for more click here

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