History of Leith, Edinburgh

May 15, 2014

Broadside entitled ‘Execution’

A Full, Authentic, and Particular Account of the Execution of PETER HAEMAN and FRANCOIS GAUTIEZ, who were Hanged, within Flood-mark, at Leith, on Wednesday the 9th January, 1822, for the Piratical seizure of the Schooner Jane of Gibraltar, on her voyage to the Brazils, and for the Barbarous Murder of Thomas Johnston, master, and James Paterson, seaman, whose bodies were afterwards delivered at Edinburgh to be Dissected ; together with their behaviour from the Jail to, and at, the place of Execution. for more click here

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