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Whipped for stealing from the dead...



Item # 638060

April 10, 1739

EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, April 10, 1739  Page 3 has an item: "Yesterday the magistrates past sentence on the fellow, who was last week convicted of raising the dead bodies, & condemned him to be publickly whipt on the 20th inst. by the hands of the common hangman...".
Four pages, 8 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches, nice full red tax stamp on the ftpg., wide never-trimmed margins, great condition.

Item from Catalog 265 (released for December, 2017)...

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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