The History of Leith

November 13, 2013

Broadside entitled ‘Extraordinary Case!’

This report begins: ‘A full and Wonderful Narrative of the Extraordinary Sufferings of Mrs JANE TOMKINSON, who fell into a Trance, and was buried alive, a short time ago, in this vicinity–her observations and feelings–her extraordinary escape from the Grave–her wonderful recovery in the Dissecting-Room, in consequence of a galvanic experiment, and happy return to her family and friends.—All as related by Herself.’ Published in Edinburgh by James Mathewson, this report sold for a penny. for more click here

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