The genuine tryal of Capt. John Porteous before the High Criminal Court, ... in Scotland; for firing his own piece, and ordering the men under his command to fire amongst the spectators, ... 1736. ... by John Porteous

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SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 6763, no. 07.
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Pagination45,[1],69,[1]p.
Number of Pages69
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