The History of Leith

August 23, 2013

Broadside entitled ‘Horrid Depravity!’

This report begins: ‘A melancholy Account of the Death of two Children, who were poisoned by a Man who went about selling Candy, at Portobello, near Edinburgh, on Tuesday last, in whose Possession was found valuable Articles, which he obtained from the Children in exchange for his Candy.’ This sheet was re-printed by Douglas and Kent, Newcastle. for more click here

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