The History of Leith

August 1, 2013

Broadside entitled ‘Murder’

This crime report begins: ‘Full, True and Particular Account of that most Horrid Murder which was committed on New Year’s Morning, in Dunbar Street, Canal Basin, Edinburgh, on the body of Mrs Calderhead with a correct account of the apprehension of the Murderers ; with an account of that awful accident that happened on Saturday Morning, in Milne’s Court, Lawnmarket, when a woman was burned to death.’ This sheet was published by the Edinburgh printer John Campbell. for more click here

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