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The 'Pretender' and his sons...
Item # 657524
October 20, 1746
THE CALEDONIAN MERCURY, Edinburgh, Scotland, Oct. 20, 1746 The front page has; "...the Pretender's eldest son, with about 30 of his followers, landed about 3 leagues to the westward of Morlaix at Roscort...The Pretender's son, with all his followers, were very bare of cloaths...".
Page 3 has a report of indictments against several men for high treason for their involvement in the Jacobite Rebellion.
Inside pages also have reports from the on-going War of Austrian Succession.
Four pages, never-trimmed margins, 8 1/4 by 10 1/4 inches, dirtiness to the top quadrant of the front leaf, red tax stamp on the front page, good condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's