Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

6/11/2013

Broadside entitled ‘The last speech and dying words’

This report begins: ‘THE LAST SPEECH AND DYING WORDS OF THAT UNFORTUNATE Potatoe Merchant and Mealmonger, Who underwent the awful Sentence of the Law, on Wednesday the 14th January, 1824, and his body hung in chains on the hill of Ballengiech, for the abominable crime of Forstalling the Meal and Potatoe Markets, and thereby raising the price of Provisions.’ It was printed by John Muir of Glasgow, in 1824. for more click here

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