The History of Leith

February 7, 2014

Broadside entitled ‘Discovery of Ancient Relics’

This broadside begins: ‘A Full, True, and Interesting Account of that Remarkable and Important Discovery made yesterday in taking down the old houses in the Castle-hill, when there was found a box containg several Ancient Coins, a Massy Gold Ring, an old fashioned Dirk, and a Wonderful Prophecy made in the year 1550, respecting great events which are to happen this present year.’ It was printed in Edinburgh ‘for the Booksellers’, and priced at one penny. for more click here

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