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Verse 1 begins: 'As evening dashed on the western shore, / Caledonia stood perched on the waves of the Clyde; / Her arms wide extended she raised with devotion, / "My poor bleeding country" she vehemently cried'.
This execution notice begins: 'A Particular Account of the Execution of John Baird and Andrew Hardie, who were Hanged and Beheaded at Stirling on Friday the 8th day of September, 1820, convicted of High Treason.' It was published by John Muir of Glasgow, and like most of his publications would have probably cost one penny.
Execution of the Radicals, Andrew Hardie and John Baird
This report begins: 'A Full, True, and Particular Account of the Execution of ANDREW HARDIE and JOHN BAIRD, who were Hanged and Beheaded at Stirling, on Friday 8th September 1820, for High Treason, together with their Behaviour at the Place of Execution.' This sheet was published by William Cameron of Edinburgh, and cost one penny.
Letter from Andrew White, one of the Radicals transported for his part in the 1820 Rising
The sheet begins: 'Copy of a very interesting Letter which was received in Glasgow on Wednesday last from Andrew White, at Botany Bay, who was engaged in the Battle of Bonnymuir, giving a particular account of the situation of himself and his companions; and many other particulars respecting that now respectable Colony.' The sheet was published in May 1822 by John Muir of Glasgow.
Trial & Sentence
This report begins: 'A Full and Particular Account of the Trial and Sentence of Thomas M'Kay, who stood his Trial before the Special Commission, at Ayr, on Wednesday, the 9th of August, 1820; and who is to be Hanged, Beheaded and Quartered, on the 15th September, 1820.' The sheet was published in 1820 by John Muir of Glasgow.
Trial and sentence of the Bonnymuir prisoners, for High Treason
This court report begins: 'This morning, at nine o'clock, the Court (consisting of the Lord President, the Lord Justice Clerk, Lords Hermand and Gillies, Mr Searjeant Hullock, the Lord Chief Commissioner, the Lord Advocate, and a great number of other Advocates) met, and proceeded to the trial of the following persons, accused of High Treason . . . ' Dated July 13th, 1820, the sheet was published by W. Carse, Printer.
This report begins: 'An Account of the Trial of James Wilson, which came on before the Lords Commissioners at Glasgow on Thursday and Friday the 20th and 21st of July, 1820. accused of High Treason, and who was found Guilty, but recommended to the mercy of the Crown.' The sheet was published in 1820 by John Muir of Glasgow.
Two letters written by Andrew Hardie in September 1820, on the night before his execution
This report begins: 'Copy of Two LETTERS from the late ANDREW HARDIE, the former written to his Uncle, dated Stirling Castle, 5th September, and the latter to his Sweetheart the night preceding his Execution, dated 7th Sept. 1820.' The name of the publisher is not included on this sheet.
Very Interesting Letter from Botany Bay
Following on from the title, the report continues: 'Received in Glasgow, a few days ago, from one of the Persons engaged in the unfortunate affair of Bonnymuir, giving a particular account of the situation of the whole of the people who were transported for being concerned on that unhappy occasion; with a description of that colony.' The sheet was published by John Muir of Glasgow.