The History of Leith

October 12, 2013

Broadside entitled ‘Trial’

This crime report begins: ‘Full, True and Particular Account of the Trial and Conviction this day, before the High Court of Justiciary, of the Great and most Notorious Thief John Wilson, and of his Companions Duncan Robertson and Thomas Hamilton, for Three different Robberies and Housebreakings, committed in Edinburgh, – together with the full Evidence given by the Accomplice John Gibson, formerly a respectable Merchant on the South Bridge. / HIGH COURT OF JUSTICIARY.?July, 3, 1831.’ This sheet was published by Forbes and Owen of Edinburgh. for more click here

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