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Leaders of the Jacobite Rebellion declared guilty...



Item # 640172

August 4, 1746

THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 4, 1746  Half of page 2 has a very historic report on the ceremonies of the trial of the 3 ring leaders of the Jacobite Rebellion, noting in part: "...The Earl of Kilmarnock was arraigned by the Crown, and pleaded Guilty. The Earl of Cromarty likewise pleaded Guilty; and submitted themselves to his Majesty's Mercy. Then the Court, upon Lord Balmerino's pleading Not Guilty, proceeded to the examination of the witnesses..." with some more text, then: "...the Court being fully satisfied with the evidence, adjourned to their own House; and in a short time returned, and unanimously voted him Guilty..." with more (see).
Other content relating to the end of the Jacobite Rebellion.
Four pages, 8 by 10 inches, red tax stamp on the ftpg., ink stain at the top of the bkpg., very nice condition.

Item from Catalog 277 (released for December, 2018)...

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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